At least one girl is growing up in this house. Birthday shopping is done and amazingly, birthday knitting is, too. Which is saying a lot, since Josh’s birthday socks were something around…4-5 months late?
Now, Josh is a boy through and through. When I ask for a picture, he will smile, but he rarely poses unless I ask him to. In a fighting stance. But out of nowhere, the girl has decided she likes to stand “the nice way” when I take her picture. What. The. Hell.
The yarn is Yarn Bee in Apple Blossom and it makes for a great, thick sock. I have it in an apple green and an icy blue which will be some stripey knee high socks for me. Maybe. We’ll see. I like tweedy yarns. Robin picked the yarn and it is really perfect for her:
Now, socks are a birthday tradition and doesn’t get counted as a gift. It’s not a secret and the kids pick their yarn and I regularly fit the socks on them while knitting. When I saw these ears and tail, I knew she’d love them, so I was eager to get started. I finished this weekend:
In case you were wondering, my leg is named Lorraine. My head sadly has no name. Right now I’ve got one a Christmas sock done for Josh and a bunch of swatches going. They might even grow up to be something one day! Yay!