Inspiration Station

Ok so I’ve just turned the heel on sock number two

I’m really pleased so far and its been much easier than I expected, if you are putting off trying socks my advice is; dive in!
However despite this I’m itching to finish them because inspiration is everywhere right now!
Colours and characters jumping out at me from all over.
There’s a good few pre existing characters I’d like to make

I’m also thinking of doing a series mice inspired by pierrot which occured to me when musing over this picture on my wall

For now however I’d best reign it in and finish off these socks!

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Yarn Delivery!

Overtime at work paid off and this month I finally bought myself some gorgeous new yarn!

I have been after a ball of King Cole Riot for months now, I’m completely in love with this shade (Cool).

I could only afford one ball and I think I’ll either make a scarf or a shrug cardigan.

I’m planning on making a cushion cover from this months Lets Knit, and rather than the lime green suggested I’ve gone for a lovely Kingfisher blue.

Finally 2 balls of King Cole Zig Zag 4ply, a pair of socks each for me and my other half. Luckily a free pattern was included so all I have to worry about is mastering double pointed needles!