Friday, February 22, 2008

done!

I finished the lovely Lorna's Laces Tuscany socks just now. They're beautiful. The picture may not show the difference in the two skeins. I guess it's that slight. That's the good news. The bad news is, they're too small for me. I thought the first one was a little small and when I measured the second one before beginning the toe decreases I thought I measured correctly but I'm thinking the first sock was really stretched out from trying it on repeatedly because the second sock really is too small.

I thought the difference in the colorway between the two skeins would make them ungiftable but now looking at them together, I think not. So, someone lucky enough to have smaller feet than me will find a lovely package waiting for them when they get home. She'll be so proud. Her first hand-knit gift from me (other than a crappy washrag when I first learned how to knit).

Love you, mom.


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5 comments:

LotusKnits said...

They look great!!

Thimbleanna said...

Very pretty Melly. Lucky Mom!

Erin said...

They are BEAUTIFUL!! You should be proud. Why oh WHY do I have such ginormous feet!? ;)

Anonymous said...

If they don't fit the offspring, just know that my feet look like a perfect match. Cool beans...they look great. Another one checked off the list - an ACCOMPLISHMENT!
Robin

Dragonfly said...

I think she'll love them, they are beautiful!