and it's usually lace. Actually, I haven't knitted any lace for yonks (technical term) and I was starting to get itchy fingers. Frost, flowers and leaves has been on my list for quite a long time and I've finally begun:
I've finished chart 1 (round 66) and am almost done with the first repeat of chart 2.
There she is in all her un-photogenic, pre-blocking glory.
I took some pics of a few flowers (as best I could):
All this new yarn came about, if you remember, because 'im indoors thought he might like new socks.
Having just finished my toe-up Show-Off Stranded Socks, I just couldn't bear the thought of knitting the same pattern right away. I did some investigation and came up with a few "manly" patterns. The one that won the prize was the 2k 2p inside out socks.
I have made a start:
I don't know about starting the ribbing right from the off - it might be better do a more "normal" toe and then set off on the pattern. It's done now anyway.
The sole is plain:
I just popped onto Ravelry to check something out and right there on the front page was an ad for this cardie/skirt thingie (tt). Obviously, it's either a cardigan or a skirt (and not both at the same time). I love things that turn into other things. I couldn't help myself. I bought Lopes and cast on immediately. Pictures next time.