Christmas is inching ever-closer... so that means I really need to get boogie-ing on my sock knitting. I have two pairs done already... and I have two more to go. Not bad, but I also have a host of other Christmas knitting (including, hopefully, a sweater).
The first pair isn't actually for Christmas.
Next up are the John Huston socks I started for Dave.
These are going slowly - in part because I've been neglecting them for Eileen and other projects, and because the stitch pattern requires a fair bit of concentration (no rest rows either!). I'm almost to the heel on the first one, so if I give them some lovin' I should be able to motor.... and if not... Dave's used to late Christmas presents! For these I'm using Top Cat in "Cohiba" - another of Mom's creations!
Now despite the amount of Christmas knitting I still have to do.... I just had to cast on a pair for myself.
Embossed Leaves - a pattern that has been in my queue FOREVER! I'm using Twisted Top Cat - which is just as nice as regular Top Cat. I find the knitted fabric a lot like Skinny Bugga. The colour is "Pinewood" - and you guessed it - Mom made it! I guess I'll have to keep her around.