5 And A Beagle

"Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans." John Lennon

Sunday, August 05, 2007

The Lure of Simplicity 

Every once in a while you just need to simplify things in your life, right?

And in knitting, what could be simpler than round after round of straight knitting?

These Harry Potter socks are for a young co-worker who's just crazy for all things HP. Self-striping yarn from BrightDyes.

Also on the needles, the Mermaid sock from Lucy Neatby's Cool Socks, Warm Feet. The yarn, Tofutsies, seemed an appropriate choice for someone who leans towards Tofu instead of meat, someone who frolics in the tidal pool with the crustaceans (tofutsies contains Chitin - fibre from shrimp and crab shells). But after seeing this photo,

I'm thinking she doesn't have the affinity for the sea that a Mermaid should.



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