Saturday, January 3, 2015

Comedy of Socks...

First pair for 2015
I used remains of the skeins of tCheshire Cat Looking Glass and Loopy Ewe Solid Grape and some other scraps.

The socks are referred to as a “comedy” because firstly I couldn’t remember the name of the woman I met at a wedding who was a fan of my socks. So taking a guess at her name (Shona) I asked the groom for her contact details. I sent off the first pair to Shona. Unbeknownst to me it turned out to be the groom’s mother-in-law. She was delighted …but this was not the recipient I had in mind.
I set out to make a second pair having identified her real name (Heather). So when finished I asked the groom again for her contact details and he gives me the details of his sister-in-law called Heather. She was surprised to receive socks but thought they were terrific… I can hardly say “terribly sorry but they’re not for you”…
So now I make a third pair…. this time it will definitely go to the correct recipient! She has now been waiting for several months for her socks!!!

Kvell Mosaic

I used this website to create my mosaic chart.

Athos Socks

See my Ravelry page for details. The yarn is Dream in Colour from my favourite online yarn shop

Friday, January 2, 2015

Bigger Pinkies

The previous pair didn't fit her so I ordered more yarn and quickly knitted a second pair that do indeed fit her.

See here for info



Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Friday, November 7, 2014

Colourful Mosaic Socks

More info on my Ravelry page

I asked M to take a photo with his "real" camera as I couldn't get a decent photo with all the contrast. As it turned out the colour combo didn't enhance the pattern.