The 2" twisted rib was a bit onerous, but I think it will look great when they are finished. They are quite pretty-pretty and rather cute - no doubt I'll wear them on one of my girlier days. The pattern is quite simple despite being over 16 rows. Here's a close-up so you can see the leaves and stalks:
On the whole I am a bit disappointed with the book - I was expecting more variety of toe-up socks, but there are only a couple, so I'm stuck at the moment as to what to make with the lilac yarn on my previous post. The yardage isn't great and I panic about running out mid-foot!
This weekend is the Ted Hughes Festival in Yorkshire- just heard about it on the tail-end of the Today Programme on Radio 4. If only I'd known before, the fiance and I could have had a little break - sadly, we've got other plans.
Tomorrow, my favourite shop is having a happy 7th birthday cocktail party - I got send a really cute invitation in the post. There are so few great independent shops in the Birmingham area, but this is a real gem - really friendly staff and different stock all the time, really lovely things for gifts and beautiful original clothes. Happy Birthday 'People'!
I have a long list of things that I MUST do this weekend for the wedding - starting with booking a hairdresser so that I don't have my usual unruly mop-top on the big day. I suppose I should get on and do some of them...