In which there are socks


The wonderful thing about tiggers

April 012

Is tiggers are wonderful things!

April 017

Their tops are made out of rubber

Their bottoms are made out of springs!

April 020

They’re bouncy, trouncy, flouncy, pouncy

Fun, fun, fun, fun, fun!

April 018

But the most wonderful thing about tiggers is

I’m the only one

I-I-I’m , the only…

April 022

How do I get down now?

All of which is another way of saying that I finished a pair of socks for H:
April 011

Tigger socks, in Opal Rainforest 1617. I wanted some of this yarn for H when it first came out but missed it when it was discontinued so when they brought it back again I snagged it straight away!

These are 72st socks to my standard pattern (20 rounds of 2×2 rib, 60 rounds for the cuff and a square toe to finish off). The one change to normal was the short row heel. I started out with a heel flap heel but, as you see
April 001

It just didn’t look right, it interrupted the stripes and I’ve yet to see a Tiger whose stripes go at right angles to each other so I pulled back and short rowed down to 14 sts and back.

And speaking of Pooh – this is Piglet

April 033

Our garden hedgehog, newly christened!

You Might Also Like

  • mandycharlie 06/04/2009 at 10:45 am

    That has made me laugh out loud, your just daft.

    I love the socks, they do look fab.

  • Rachel 06/04/2009 at 4:57 pm

    I’m glad I waited until Monday morning to read this…made an otherwise crappy day brighter! I love Tigger…we have an elk named that but she is decidedly not so energetic! Our Eeyore, though, is aptly named!

    I like the socks…great colorway (it seems like I’ve seen that before but can’t remember where!).

  • Jackie 08/04/2009 at 1:03 am

    Oh i didnt know fiece tiger can be this CUTE !!

    Thanks for sharing those pics, i have fun reading and great socks, and yes, it does looks like tiger stripes.

  • Stasher 10/04/2009 at 9:56 pm

    Your tigger socks are such fun.