Two skeins of sock yarn from Yarn Pirate arrived earlier this week, and I couldn't be happier with the colors. Above is Coho, and below is Coho with Sweet Magnolia. Although I don't want to start any new projects right now I had to wind up the Coho immediately so it's ready to go when I need it.
If my Bavarian Rockstar socks don't work out for Sockapalooza, I think that the Coho might be a good fit for my sockpal in a plainer pattern. Assuming that the Bavarian Rockstar socks do work out, Coho might be a good match for ME. ME! The yarn is 100% superwash merino--480 whopping yards! Maybe enough for some very long socks, maybe even knee-highs!
Speaking of socks, and socks in progress, here's a shot of the schoolbus socks on the passenger seat of my car. Pretty good progress in a week, considering they've been knit exclusively in the car during my commute. I wanted to take a photo of them with a school bus (and I still might), but to photograph socks you need to be at even more of a complete stop than you do to knit them. I tried unsuccessfully to crop out the schmutz on the seat--it's time for some spring cleaning, I see!