Pippin socks! I have most of a calf portion. The pattern chart is well-explained and easy to follow, so if you’re on the low side of intermediate, don’t be afraid of this sock. I’m loving the way it looks and it’s fun to knit it, and there’s a minimal amount of banging your head on the wall/desk/whatever. They look like this:
My birthday is on September 17, and I want yarn for this awesome sweater, a swift and a ball winder. The problem is that everyone who would shell out money on poor little me says that first I have to finish the baby blanket I’m currently working on. Big boo-hoo. The blanket is very handsome but boring to knit. Boring, I say. Did I say how much I detest boring patterns? Well, it’s true.