Yarn Harlot woman!
If you did not instruct your family on the "Proper Way to Receive a Knitted Gift" (Yarn Harlot, 24 December 2011), you missed a trick.
The Boy: "OH WOW!"
What he was really thinking: "What is it?"
The Boy: "It's VERY SOFT!"
What he was really thinking: "What IS it?"
The Boy: "What are these holes for?"
The Boy: "THANK YOU!"
FL: "It's a HAT!"
Me: "Do you like my new dress?"
Me: "No... I bought it."
Me: "No, really, I BOUGHT it!"
(The Velvet Bird)
The Boy: "I thought this would help you with your research...?"
FL: "Hahahaha... huh?!"
The Girl: "Don't take my picture! No, I mean it, don't take my picture!"
The Girl: "Ooh!"
The Girl: "Thanks mum!"
It was a pair of Veyla Mitts in Fyberspates Sparkle Sock, colourway: Blackberry. Ravelled here.
Pattern: Retro Rib Socks from "Favorite Socks"
Yarn: Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock in "S.W.A.K" colourway.
Done on 2.75mm dpns.
They look nothing like each other...
Everybody Outta The Pool socks, toe-up, using Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock in "Boughs of Holly" colourway.
It had to be done.