August 07, 2006
A Sea Breeze
Boy, I could go for a Sea Breeze right now. Couldn't you? A great refreshment on a hot summer day. But, given that it's a little early in the day for libations, how about a Sea Breeze of a different variety?
While in Kansas, it was SO HOT [and humid!] outside that sometimes, I just had to stay inside and knit. Look what all that knitting time produced:
Butter Pecan Socks
And, a quiz. Can you spot the difference between these two?
I know, it's not that hard--they're pretty different. But why? The center stitches are reversed. I did the first sock by doing a k2tog, skp -- but then when I looked at the chart for a refresher on the second sock, I realized the first sock was backwards! So the one on the left is correct -- it's skp, k2tog. So if you've ever wondered what happens if you reverse your decreases, now you know.
Good thing these socks are for me -- I just care that they're sunshiney yellow and COMFY -- that Claudia sure paints a good yarn.
And, in some non-knitting news, I have the best husband ever. I came home to find this:
Which means that this
(a Christmas gift) finally comes out of the box and is getting put to good use. Hooray! Also, blogging should get a whole lot easier and faster, so hooray for that too.Posted by Ann at August 7, 2006 09:19 AM