Socks

A very colourful pair of socks to celebrate the first day of Spring

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These were knitted in Austermann Step shade 0219 – very soft and a quick knit!

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Wonderful Sunday

A cheeky breakfast at Cote Restaurant on this marvellous sunny Sunday!

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Followed by a brisk walk to see how the countryside is doing

 

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Then home to photograph another pair of socks ticked off – Surprise socks knitted with guess what Opal Surprise shade 4064.

 

Opal Surprise
Opal Surprise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I can’t help but think these look better in the photo than in the real – they seem a little washed out.
Maybe me!

Enjoy. xx

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Kim Hargreaves – Embrace

Kim Hargreaves is veteran knitwear designer with over 20 years experience. Kim has just released her latest book – Embrace. Her books contain great patterns for sophisticated and cosy knits.

Embrace is a collection that moves effortlessly from the fading glow of summer into welcoming the arms of Autumn!

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It is a collection with a 70’s twist.

More pictures to come.

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Opal Rainforest XI

2015’s Rainforest XI range from Opal where all the animals represent law enforcement has arrived or should I say “cops and robbers”! Maybe I should collect them all and help save the Rainforests at the same time! Apparently over 147,000 euros over the last 10 years has been donated to this good cause and all thanks to us sock knitters!

The Detective
The Detective
Secret Agent
Secret Agent
The Inspector
The Inspector
The Witness
The Witness
Double Agent
Double Agent
The Investigator
The Investigator
The Scoundrel
The Scoundrel
The Snooper
The Snooper

 

What a lovely set of sock yarn and they have it on special over at Knitting in Newbury.

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