Well, when I first decided that I wanted to take up spinning, the whole point was to be able to spin my own sock yarn. Finally! I spun enough yardage to be able to knit a pair of socks. A worsted weight pair of socks, but still. I am quite pleased with myself.
These socks are the warmest, softest things ever. Perfect for when I have to be out at the poop plant collecting samples in the middle of January.
The roving is the Cherry Plum colorway, which I purchased from Whimzy Pimzy's etsy shop. It was 4oz of a merino wool top. I think I ended up with about 300 yards total.
The Pattern: The toe up pattern I have in my brain. Complete with short row heel.
The Yarn: My handspun, in the Cherry Plum colorway
The Needles: US Size 3
The Time to Knit: Um, seven months. Well, it took a total of about three days to knit the socks, there was just six months and twenty-something days in between the knitting of the socks. You know how it goes.
Happy knitting! And spinning!