The green socks are DONE! No small thanks to Charlotte who did half the knitting!
It’s hard to catch these socks between feet and laundry and in fact I had to fish them from the top of the basket for this pic. Zander loves them and immediately requested a new sweater. I gladly put in the call to grandma who in fact has a wack of the same yarn, Plymouth Jelli Beenz, to make a child’s sweater or two. Ball’s in your court, G-Terry.
I started some little green socks for Elinor, knit one almost to completion, crammed it on her foot and thought, Self, this sock is running small. My daughter has big feet.
Riiiiiiiiiiip. Cast on for the Size 2. Immediately set aside because recipient has no long term memory and other things seemed more pressing…
Elinor’s Christmas stocking, knit in Rauma Strikkegarn, a rough, sticky yarn that was perfect for colorwork. The color is deliciously saturated without being a distracting eyesore. I think the Strikkegarn natural is a little brighter than the Heilo used for the other three. These stockings make me happy.
As for beginnings, I started a project for myself on Christmas Day: