It's been ages since I knit up socks. And after flipping (and may I add drooling) through Hunter Hammerson's The Knitter's Curiosity Cabinet books, I settled for a small, portable, quick project. The cover of The Knitter's Curiosity Cabinet (Volume I) showcases a pair of botanically inspired saffron-hued socks. It was love at first sight.
The Chrysanthemum frutescens socks features a petal pattern with a curved picot edging. I know the weather is warming up, but I can not wait to wear these! I am currently knitting these socks two-at-a-time in Anzula Fibers' Squishy. Squishy is a fingering weight yarn composed of merino for softness, cashmere for luxury, and a bit of nylon for durability and structure. Squishy comes in a huge palette of color ways with each color being vibrant and as unique as the color names.