Warm, warm toes

Little Mr A was so thrilled to get a parcel in the post from his beloved Grandma.

SocksMy lovely mother has knitted another perfectly sized pair of socks for our lucky family. There are fewer nice things than a pair of handknitted socks. So now I have my own, Miss R has one, and now even the littlest person in this family is kitted out. Let is snow!

(Edited to add group toe photo. Can you spot whose are whose?)

Socks2Happy knitting, JJ

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6 Responses to Warm, warm toes

  1. Pamela says:

    I agree, hand knitted socks are perfect for these cold winter days.

  2. Katy says:

    I take it your mum only buys one colour of wool then… 😉

    • Actually, Katy, I bought it thinking two balls for her hoping this might make one pair of socks for me. But that was a wild underestimate. I think it is thankfully finished now, so I can buy some more to gift her with a cheeky, but immensely grateful, smile. On the other hand, I picked up a magazine about making socks in crochet (which I am much better at than knitting) so perhaps it’s my turn to clothe the family!

  3. Josefina says:

    You’re lucky to have a relative that knits socks. I buy mine and now I can’t seem to locate the same ones I bought years ago. They have seen better days and I keep darning them. I even briefly thought about learning to knit just so I can make my own. When I started reading the instructions, I said nevermind. I can’t see myself setting aside time to knit.

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