Last night, after our visit with the Yarn Harlot, my fellow SnBers and I walked down the street to Madison Wool. It's a really cute yarn shop - just one room - but there was a whole lot of beautiful yarn. Once I picked up a ball of Soxx Appeal, I had to buy it. It's squishy and bouncy and I couldn't stop squeezing it. Quite a few other people felt the same way, because they bought some, too. It's made by Knit One, Crochet Too and it's 96% superwash Merino wool, 3% nylon, and the kicker, 1% elastic. The elastic makes it squishy. Bouncy balls.
I couldn't wait to see what it would look like knit up, so I made a mini-swatch. I like that it's not stripey - it's variegated, so I think I feel another modified no-purl Monkey coming on.
And now for the cuteness . . . Emmie in a box: