Friday, 18 April 2014

Monkey socks for Fibre Arts Friday (not an A to Z post)

After finishing the Monkey jumper a few weeks ago I used some of the remaining yarn to knit Monkey a pair of socks to match. They were done to the Violet Green Waving Not Drowning pattern, not that I had a copy but it is one of Julie's favourites (and she's having a sock knitting year) so she simply told me the four row pattern repeat, it's so simple but looks very effective. I thought I had made them long enough to come over the top of her DM's but never mind. And here she is wearing them *on the wrong feet* :-) I recently discovered a pattern for a bow tie online and so she has been doing some sewing (don't ask me to explain, she just wanted a bow tie ok) and now has quite an extensive collection; this one goes quite nicely with the jumper I thought.
Joining in again with Fibre Arts Friday, pop over and admire some other creations.

6 comments:

  1. She looks like she has fun with her clothes...that is awesome...great socks and sweater...

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  2. Yes she sure does know her style :)

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  3. The bow tie is actually the first thing my eye went to...maybe that's because I need to make three of them and haven't started yet. Must be my guilty conscience. I have found a pattern on-line as well, but that's as far as I got. Thanks for sharing...maybe it will kick start my project.

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  4. LOL! The wrong feet. How can you tell? Love the ensemble!

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  5. Love the sweater and the socks... especially ones that go together but don't match. :-)

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  6. LOVE the bow tie! The socks are sassy. If it's the Monkey pattern I'm thinking of, then it must have bee a fun knit too.

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