>Ready… Set … Go!!

>and despite a late start, she’s out of the blocks:

pattern – Broad Ripple Socks [ forever to be known as Bripple socks courtesy of Sheepish Annie ]
yarn – Handmaiden Casbah Sock [ 10% cashmere 10% nylon 80% merino ] from Canada, hand dyed by Irene from Jolly Jumbuck, South Oz
needles – set of 5 x 3.25mm dpns from the Op Shop [ Thrift Store ]

started lunchtime today after I cast off the Presto Chango Sweater for Riley which I promise faithfully to sew up after the Olympics are over

current mood: sunny despite the fact that my surgical procedure for next Monday was cancelled and the surgeon kinda forgot to tell me and I only found out because I rang to query the lack of supporting paperwork. Now scheduled for two weeks from Monday.


4 thoughts on “>Ready… Set … Go!!

  1. Rose Red says:

    >The socks look great – really like the striping!Bummer about the procedure but I guess at least it’s not months away.

  2. Alwen says:

    >Oooh, now that’s a good match for that yarn!

  3. >The downside to those socks is that you will find yourself shouting, “Bripple!!!” at the oddest of times. It’s a fun sort of word to say, really. And it sometimes helps release a little frustration when surgical procedures get cancelled.Brrrripple!!!!! (it’s even better when you really roll the “r…”

  4. Lynne says:

    >Oooo! I take it back. I will knit “bripple” socks with self-striping yarn, I will, I will!

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