Here's the pic of the yarn - it's actually not anything like I thought it would/should be and so really it can only ever be socks for Blair. It's 100purewool fingering weight superwash.
It was meant to be
BUT since knitting 20cms worth of one leg in 3 x 1 rib, I've found out that it's not really sock yarn, so will be trying to knit woolly nylon with it while doing the toes and heels to ensure that they last as long as possible.
The only thing is - it breaks my just one work in progress plan as I can only knit these when he's not home....so I am trying to snatch moments when kids are asleep or when I am at my knitting night to get them done.
I also have knit a number of other items lately for custom knits. These are winging their way to the UK as I type for a wee girls Chrissie present.
Also sent was something knitted out of Anchor Magicline, a striping 100% cotton...but what the result was will stay a bit of a secret for now while the pattern is perfected ;) Here's a sneak peak:
I've actually cast off 4 other items in the last couple of weeks or so, but you'll have to wait till the 25th before I can pop up pics - don't want to ruin any surprises or anything (well just in case people check out my blog!)