Oh my goodness, it is almost the middle of July and I haven’t started on the New Year’s Resolution socks for the month yet. I’m still working on the seat for the swinging lawn chair and my Clove Hitch Tee from the last post, but when did the thought of having another project on the needles ever slow me down? I mean, seriously, if I’m juggling less than a dozen different UFOs I’m good. There’s only two more weeks left to the month, so this is sort of an emergency!!!
Off to the knitting book stack I sent. I have a couple of books on top that I’ve marked with socks that I like, so it was pretty easy to select a pattern. The sock pattern that I picked has a busy lace pattern, so I dug through the yarn stash to find a sock yarn with little color variation and settled on a cashmere blend with the colorway of Fire Dragon. July, fire works, fire dragon. It was a fit. So, with no further ado, here are the socks for the month:
I cast on yesterday and started knitting these babies while sitting out in the shade on my deck. It was kind of a breezy day and a little overcast, so it wasn’t too hot to knit. I really like knitting outside with the flowers and visiting wildlife. Check out this visitor.
The year is more than half gone and for once I haven’t fallen off the resolutions. Of course, when it is socks it is a little easier to keep on track. Hot weather returns Thursday so I have one more day of outdoor knitting. Yeah! With some luck I’ll be done with the first sock by then. Of course, if I had the crocheted seat done for the the swinging garden seat it would be even nicer to knit outside. Sigh. So many projects, so little time. 🙂
Must keep working!!
6 thoughts on “July Resolution Socks”
Gorgeous pattern. You have reminded me that I haven’t even started my monthly challenge for July! I’d better get to work too! x
I love Veronik’s patterns and it’s good to know there are fellow jugglers out there. I never have less than four WIP’s on the go, smiles.
I always have more lined up that I’m chomping on the bit to start. I must be an illness. 🙂
Let’s hope they never find a cure for this one! 😀
I run so far behind in my projects that no one even notices when things don’t get done. they are just surprised and happy on the rare occasions that I do finish something.
I’ll keep it that way I think. 🙂
Right. After a few months of waiting that knitted cat or shawl seems absolutely fabulous!!