Thursday, January 3, 2013

In 2013 I Knit Some Socks

A great way to start a new year is to sit down a knit something useful.
I cannot exalt hand knit socks enough.  They are warmer, they are fluffier under your feet, and when they get holes they can be repaired to a sturdier degree than their machine made counterparts.  The only drawback is they take 2 days plus skill to make.  Thus making the disposable ones a better economic choice in our current time space. 

One day when I qualify as a granny I hope that socks like this will only take me 1 day plus skill to make.  Then everyone I know can have socks that are made by hands.

I found the recipe for this pair at Ravelry the mecca of the online knitting community.

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