Remember this skein of hand spun sock yarn? Suffolk/mohair/silk, three ply.
It made a perfectly good cake. One day I cast on, on public transport. The train, evidently.
I forgot to take photos for quite some time the next thing you know, here I am ready to graft the toe of the first sock at a conference in Wellington, Aotearoa (New Zealand)!
Did I mention the wonderful beauty of Aotearoa?
And then… suddenly there were two. When I was part way through the second they were lost! Then found again by security and here was a happy reunion a few days later with great relief on my part.
And now I am preparing to make them into a nice little parcel for a friend with popsicle toes. With some hand twined silk string.
6 responses to “Purple socks”
Lost and FOUND! Now that is stunning…colour and knitting as well 🙂
Found is so good! Thank you for your kind words.
I love your posts and seeing what you are doing next.
Where would I be able to get a set of english combs that are made in Australia. They nice and small and easy to use.
That is so kind of you Debbie, sorry to have been away from my desk! I would suggest that you check out Petlyn‘s. I have some of their combs and like using them (but don’t have a lot of experience to compare the with). I think they make a variety of sizes. Wishing you luck in your quest!
Beautiful socks! So glad they were found again!!