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Posted by Amber on August 10, 2007

My sockapaloooza socks came last night!  Made by Nona!  I was so excited – after reading the tutorial for Sidewinders, I just knew these socks would be awesome.

They’re miniMonkeys!  In Gems Pearl – Lilac (heal/toe) and Baby Lilac (body).  And she knit at a super tight gauge for me, so that they’d fit in my shoes.  They’re shorter than your average Monkey, making them more summery (which is perfect, since I wore them today, and it’s “cooled down” to 94 today).  (I always wear handknits as soon as they’re ready.  Let me tell you about the day it was 85 and I wore a silk/wool sweater to work…)

And, she included some awesome extra yarn – Lorna’s Laces “Uptown”

And Jess helped me take photos:

(She thought the picture needed to be more punk, since i don’t have a tattoo to show off)

And she wanted to show off her shoes, even though mine…

…are clearly much more awesome.


2 Responses to “Sockapalooza!”

  1. judy said

    cute socks!

  2. Amber said

    That’s too funny….I just saw those socks on Nona’s blog a few days back! Purple on purple – perfect for you!

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