Sunday, October 22, 2006

Rocking Socks

Our fridge is full of pumpkin, butternut squash and sweet potato soup. Gourdy things were reasonably priced in Tesco's and I may have gone overboard...

Finished my Socks That Rocks socks last night. I love this yarn - it's nice to be back to thinner yarn after sockwars.

I shall wear them during our few days on the Northumbrian coast this week as it looks like the weather is finally settling on Autumn.

Debating what I start on next - probably a lace scarf. I feel like trying a slightly more traditional lace pattern than I have tried in the past. I really like the Print o the Wave design and have been thinking about it for a while.

It's decided: more socks. Caught up in the whole Halloween/pumpkin soup/autumn leaves thing, I've ordered some of the Opal Hundertwasser range in blues, greens, purples and fabulous orange shades.

Hundertwasser's paintings have always excited me. I love the use of colour. It really appeals to my sense of what works. Love the shapes too - all the lines and enclosures. I bought a big poster for my classroom door when I taught Year 6 and it always captivated my students too.

I finished watching BBC One's Jane Eyre this evening, despite j's attempts to sabbotage the experience with questions and arguments about the characters and setting based upon his dogmatic view of life from his 21st century perspective. How have I raised such a critic? That's what I get for teaching him to think! Reader, I enjoyed it.


lorinda said...

Love how the yarn pooled. They look great!

Anonymous said...

I hope you have a lovely time away, relax and enjoy.
Those socks are beautifully coloured.
me x