Wow, doing a weekly blog thing like this makes the week feel shorter than it already is. It has been a mad week here; the start of the week was spent madly sewing and doing other things (like hot chocolate with other Mums from school) that I wouldn't have as much time for once we got to Wednesday; summer hols!!
So, in all of that haste, I forgot to take pics of things before they were sent on their journeys to new homes and have been left wondering what to post tonight. I was out watering the veggies after tea (and hunting caterpillars which are eating my tomatoes at the moment), thinking about what I was going to blog and I decided upon this.........
These socks (you can just see the progress I made at knitting the second one,this afternoon with the 5 rows on the needles) are my knitting group socks. I was fed up of going along, sitting and chatting, reading magazines and stopping to eat cake and messing up the pattern of other things I took then coming home and spending twice as long putting it right so I decided that I would get some patterned yarn and make a simple pair of socks so that I didn't have to think when knitting ;)
As with all opal yarns that I have bought in the past, the ball of yarn that arrived on my doorstep wasn't quite as I had expected and I wasn't sure if I would like the colours, especially that browny colour but its knitted up ok and I think I'm happy with them...well I will be when I have finally finished.
And get me with matching handbag and sock knitting bag ;) It was getting a bit much making all of these bags in ace material for other people then turning up places with my knitting in a plastic bag. The only problem is that I am bored of flowers now. I think I might have to make something new for me soon ;)
As ever, go to Christy at her blog and be amazed by the other things people are making this week....lock up your paypal accounts ;)