with a free pattern. Well, it's supposed to come with a free pattern. They forgot to ship it to me, but said they would when I called. I'm anxious to try this stuff out, but I'll wait until the pattern gets here.
Here's a pair of finished socks. I love finished knitting! I used my same old sock pattern found in the Yarn Harlot's book 'Knitting Rules'. I love the pattern because it's almost mindless. The sock yarn is from Knit Picks and was a Christmas gift from my family. This was some of the yarn I was told to knit into socks for myself. So far I've knit two pairs and I really like them. I did these a little different than usual because I knit the cuff on one and then the cuff on the other. The leg on one and the leg on the other and so on. I like to do it that way because when I'm finished, I'm finished...no second sock syndrome here! It does tend to get monotonous when you are just knitting and knitting the legs and the feet, but, like I said, when they're finished, they're finished! (Oops, I started to say 'done' instead of finished, but my sixth grade teacher came back to haunt me. Mrs. Bryson used to say, "Cakes are done. Your work is finished." Somehow you just don't forget things like that!) I could have worn them today, but I wanted to take a picture before they got on the feet!
I really, really wish you could see this picture all blown up. R decided that she needed to shake Ginger's hand. I don't know why she felt the need. I don't know why she feels the need to do half of what she does, but it's not up to me to make sense of it all. Sometimes we just let her do whatever it is and then it makes sense to all of us. However, this didn't make sense at the time....doesn't make sense now....probably never will. Ginger however, enjoyed it as much as she could - which, as you can see, was not much! That poor, long suffering cat!