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Glorious Sunshine

30/03/2008

After yesterday’s wind and rain today was a bit of a surprise but oh how it is lovely to go out without needing a coat and even feeling warm in just a jumper. I was tempted to break out the flip-flops but perhaps that’s over keen.

(although it is just possible that that was summer and it’s going to keep raining and snowing until next year!).

I have spent most of the day with the windows and doors wide open and the yarn and needles in my lap. And I have something to show for it – a sock!
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Can you spot what’s wrong with it?

No? – Well that would be because the sock itself is just fine. It includes this beautiful slip stitch rib at the top,
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executed according to the pattern but completely failing to take into consideration the intended wearer. I am 6′ tall with feet and ankles and legs necessary to keep me standing upright. I also need a bit more give on the cuff than this sock was willing to provide.

I failed to take pictures of this week’s yarn surgery – it was just too sad. See, look at the pretty rib again before it goes, to be replaced with a simple 2×2 rib.
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All ends well though – I can do this:
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And the sock is pretty:
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