Since my mom's birthday is coming up, I took the opportunity to get a little break from that annoying sleeve I was knitting to make some socks. Here is my progress on the first one:
Now when I saw this yarn on the ball, I had no idea how much I would love it once I knit it up. LOVE IT. The cool/warm fall color bands - be still my beating heart! I can't give these to my mother - she'd appreciate the socks but wear them in spite of the color palette. Whereas I would wear them every single day until they became tatty bits of yarn hanging from my ankles, because they match everything I own! Well, okay, they'd match everything that isn't black and red, which is about half my closet - so really, they'd match half my wardrobe, but the good half!
As my sister said, we can get mom some flowers. These socks are for me.
I was planning to take the annoying sleeve (sleeve 2 of Pullover Flair) to a meeting I need to attend this weekend, but you know, I could totally finish up the socks if I brought them, and socks are so much more meeting-friendly.
I hope I get this sweater done before summer gets here.
P.S. Did you get a sneak-peek at Sauniell-the-cover-girl's designs??? That woman is so talented, I don't feel worthy to sit in the same little metal chairs as her at Stitch & Bitch. I keep hoping some of the talent will rub off on me...