Well two and 1/4 pairs of socks so far.... I'm shooting for three by the end of October. Socktoberfest has been fun, I'm really enjoying all the updates on Lolly's blog! The big pair is my regia pair and the little ones are of baby cashmerino... so soft.
To see for yourself, you'll have to click on my socktoberfest button, as I'm on my laptop without a mouse and it suddenly refuses to obey ctrl+c and ctrl+v commands. Damn laptops think they're so cute they don't have to function as well as desktops! Dragging items is also more than my laptop cares to do this evening. sigh.
The reason I'm without my trusty desktop computer is that DH and I spent the better part of an day rearranging the living room furniture. The result is wonderful, but left the computer desk, and it's companion computer far from their network tether. Instead of further swiss cheesing our house to run more network wire, we're gonna extend the wireless network I use for my laptop. Much easier the next time we decide to move computers, but until we get to the computer store we're functioning with my wireless laptop and the plethora of work machines in DH's room. I won't be using any of his, however, that room is frightening. Too many machines in one place, the hum alone is scary not to mention the possibility of screwing up some impossibly complicated machine/setup/attatched appliance.
Aside from socks, I have been playing with one of the ideas I got from a new book called Oddball Knitting by Barbara Albright. There are some great things in it, but what caught my eye was the little charm bag. I didn't actually read the pattern, just looked at the pictures and grabbed some leftover yarn.
That's a quarter at top for scale. I still haven't finished them, only the largest one has its string, and the two at the right aren't decorated at all, just knitted. These were fun and they use a tiny amount of yarn. The purplish bag is Noro silk garden, the green one is alpaca silk from Blue Sky Alpaca. The other two I can't remember.
I'm going to try and finish my newest sock. We'll see if I can possibly finish this pair by the 31st, they are huge and I have lots of stuff to do between now and then...Here's where I am now...wish me luck and uninterrupted knitting!