Sunday, May 25, 2008

Like Nasty Medicine

I'm well over my cold and I found that missing project. It was tucked into a cloth bag hanging in my stash closet, nice and neat, where I'd never find it. I put it back though. Today the weather is just glorious and I've spent the entire day outside.

I did manage to finish yet another project that's been lingering on the needles. It was such a chore, I just made myself do it, the same way you just plug your nose and down that Buckley's.

Jim's Boot Socks
Yarn: Philosopher's Wool
Needles: 4mm

These are toe up, with a heel flap and a tubular, sewn bind-off. They're 40sts around. The gauge is so snug, it hurts my hands to work them, plus him likes them long! But I know he'll really appreciate them on the coldest winter days. Thankfully we can put them away for a good long while.

3 comments:

  1. those are gorgeous socks, Laurie! They look great. I loved your Noro ones too by the way!

    Yay for spending the entire day outside. We did that yesterday in Springbank Park, and it completely drained my energy!

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  2. Fabulous socks - I'm sure they will be much appreciated!

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  3. Great socks. I woulnd't put them 'too far' away - we had a little snow last week ;o)

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