My BMFA STR Rockin Sock Club shipment came Friday. They finally hit me, I love this colorway it is so HOT. They are perfect hot summertime colors!!! Not sure what pattern I will knit, but this skein is going to be wound tomorrow and on the needles real soon!!
I am finally getting to my Elizabeth Zimmermann Baby Surprise Jacket, or BSJ as she is known as in the blogosphere. I found some really luscious Aran yarn in my collection. Patons 100% Merino Pure New Wool in Aran and Natural. I am doing a striped BSJ. I even have a recipient, my cousin is fostering a newborn baby girl who we have nicknamed Janie 3. I cannot wait to surprise her with it. I am going to run it through a nice bath of Lavender Eucalan and put it on the blocking board when I finish. Very easy knit, although it kept me away from my socks this weekend.
I planned ahead though, Friday I did a Harry Potter DVD marathon. One movie per sock pattern. I managed to get my heel turned and gusset picked up on my second KP Self Striping sock during The Sorcerer’s Stone. I completed five and half pattern repeats on my Regia Silk Denim Monkey sock before I started nodding off and had to give up during The Chamber of Secrets, Hermione had just been found petrified. It was a good plan, foiled by sleep.
We are having our June Birthday Celebration today. Mom (6/25), Julie (6/4) and I (6/18). Guess what they are getting, yep socks. Mom is getting the Monkey socks in White Regia Silk and Julie is getting the Knit Picks Memories Socks in Redwood and Spring Prairie.