Hooray for knitting weather! In usual true Vancouverite form, a few inches of snow has us all trapped in our houses. Hopefully you all have extensive stashes to choose from or you can muster the courage to go out for more yarn or those needles your project so desperately requires.
I think a lovely pair of wintery knee socks are just the ticket to cure the snowstorm chills and the trapped-at-home doldrums. These lovelies are knit up in a wonderful new yarn (alright, I think we’ve had it for a bit but I really noticed for the first time last week) Vista from Classic Elite. It’s an alpaca and wool blend (50/50) and it knits up at a quick 19 stitches per 4 inches. The yarn is undyed so it comes in a select few sheepy shades, natural neutrals.
Another great yarn from the same collection is the Vail. It comes in the same natural colours but it is an Alpaca/Bamboo blend (70/30) and it knits up at 27 stitches per 4 inches. I’m plotting some lace in this super soft and drapey yarn.