Lots of finished stuff

Errr, fell down a hole called “new school” for the last eight weeks. I seem to have climbed out of it, and hope not to fall in again for quite a long time.

I have pictures of finished stuff. To begin, the wrist warmers in Anny Purl’s Cable Twist Handwarmers in the 9-to-5 socks stitch pattern. I’m very happy with the fit, especially with the thumb (as shown in my last post).

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The first sock of the pair of Earl Greys is complete and I’m part way down the leg of the second. I carried the cable down the side of the heel flap (since I liked that feature of the 9-to-5 socks-that-didn’t-end-up-as-socks), but wish I’d done it in the same way as the cable that is carried down the foot. Never mind!

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Despite having plenty of sock yarn already, I bought more. A skein of The Knittery’s Merino Slim Sock in the passionfruit colourway, and one undyed. The passionfruit one is to become Sockbug’s River Rapid Socks. Maybe I don’t need so many socks, but I really enjoy knitting them. And that’s what counts.

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I also have some Bendigo Cotton on order to make a Josephine Top from Interweave Knits Summer 2007 issue. Don’t ask me when I’ll find the time to knit all this stuff!

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