Haven't started my FLAK saddles. This afternoon I wind the balls and get going.
Pfft. I had one of my February socks all the way down to the heel flap and realized that I had made a MAJOR mistake. Plus it looked like crap anyway. Fooey. RIP. I'm back to square one and it now looks like this:
I've thought about it, and I'm going to re-engineer what I was doing previously I'm hoping it works this time, because hey, I don't like the idea of knitting one sock four times :-).
In other news, I went to my favourite tea store yesterday and got some Cherry Rose and Yellow Mountain green tea ... yummy. In the mall just outside the tea store was a table set up by some ladies who had done some craft work and were selling their wares in support of a local charity. Commendable, eh? I couldn't help myself. I took a look. Some mini-quilts, a bit of crochet, and lots of knitting. Slippers, socks, mitts, scarves, etc. The prices were ridiculous. I hate to see hard work so undervalued. They had Stupid Puffy Slippers out of Ph*nt*x for $13, and wool socks for $14. Yes, wool socks for $14. So I had to buy some. For $27, I got this:
I feel like a criminal. Sort of. But my feet are toasty.