heel turningI am loving this sock. I don't know if it's because it's a little smaller or because it's my second pair, but this sock is knitting up way faster than the other pair. I finished the leg today and turned the heel. The change in colors worked perfectly for how long I wanted the leg to be. I like how the blue is at the top and then right before the heel flap.
I won't get the pair done for Mother's Day, but I should be able to get this one done by then. I could present my mom with half a pair of socks...could work I guess. I also ordered her the slippers she loves but they won't make it in on time. I know, I'm a bad daughter. I always have great intentions and then time just gets away from me. I should start working on Christmas presents now so they'll be ready (unless I then lose them, which I would totally do).
I went ahead and order my Charlotte's Web kit today. I decided on this colorway.
I like how the pinkish-purple turns into the blue with a little green and orange thrown in for contrast. I can't wait to see it in person. That's my only beef with online shopping-not being able to see and feel the yarn. But I tried both my yarn stores and neither carries Koigu so this will have to do. I'm getting excited about this shawl. I've never done lace before so I hope it doesn't turn into a mess.
I mailed my Tea Swap package today...hope my pal likes it. I sure had fun shopping for it!