Saturday, November 28, 2009

Saturday blog break

I have solved the problem of socks taking a long time to knit...don't knit the leg! Seriously, if you're knitting for a kid, they often shove those legs down to their ankles anyways. Taking that information to heart, I thought I'd whip up a pair of quick socks for my youngest - my baby. As it turns out, my baby has the same length of foot as me! But because I didn't do a leg, the pair was done rather quickly. These were made from left-over yarn from some gift socks (opal 6 ply).

If you can tell me what is different about these socks over any other pair I have knitted (other than the short leg) I'll give you either a) a knitting lesson or b) knitting advice or c) chocolate. Your choice :)

An "almost comfort" book was Heart and Soul by Maeve Binchy. "Almost" because of the (sadly) immoral values of a number of her characters. True to life, though, unfortuately. And they usually come round in the end. Her books are comforting in the fact that you come to know the characters and settings like old friends. Some days it would be fun to jump into this Irish village and spend a few days.

7 comments:

Aneta said...

Well, the striping isn't identical.. is that what you mean? Did I win?! Huh? Huh? Did I?!!!

Maureen said...

Yes, you're the winner! Come on up and claim your prize!

Aneta said...

Woo hoo!!! I was sweatin' there for a second!! Well, you always give me knitting advice (when I ask), so i think I'm going to opt for chocolate.. ha! ha! I'll share, though.

Anne Geddert said...

I read this too late, but before I read the comments I guessed the same thing. Can Aneta share with me????

Maureen said...

I will leave that completely up to her :) We'll see how serious she is about her chocolate.

Jill said...

wow I'm apparently not very observant, because I didn't even notice the stripes didn't match up!


Ps. thank you for the ticket to the Christmas Banquet!! it was a lot of fun :)

Aneta said...

Yes, I will share... it's the right thing to do.. ;)