Modified Broadripple sock

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I modified the knitty broadripple pattern for an 11 yr old girl.  Looks a little tight on this foot but that might be because it is being modeled by little girl’s grandmother.  I took out one pattern repeat and adjusted everything accordingly.  Not too shabby.  Will look better on intended recipient’s foot!

Oh, yarn details, I know at some point Ali of Put a Sock in it did ask…. but I have not been good at answering, as I completely lost the ball band for awhile.

It is Online supersocke100 in tropic.  It is a superwash wool, a huge plus if you ask me.  I had no trouble getting 2 pairs out of this though the second pair was smaller than the first.

Pajama Party

It is cold here.  Quite cold.  To the tune of 58F all day yesterday.  I sent my daughter to school in jeans and a long sleeve shirt with a hat but no jacket.  That seemed OK in the morning but it just got colder.

It is also that time of the year where you don’t think it is wise to turn on your heat.  You know full well that it will warm up again and so you chalk your chilly home up to saving energy.

When I went to pick up my daughter at daycare, she had been playing outside, in the rain.  They had given her a jacket thank goodness but she was wet up to her knees and sitting in puddles.  So she was cold!

We got home, the house was cold, I was cold even though dressed appropriately.  It had been raining all day so there was just that pervasive cold damp feeling.  I told my daughter we needed a pajama party night.  So I got right into my warm PJ’s and knitted socks (my first pair ever, since I gave all the rest away, though I have decided homemade warm knitted socks are a MUST for a PJ party!) and got her into her sesame street PJ’s and super soft thick socks.   We proceeded to do everything necessary for the evening in the living room under a blanket.  We ate there, read books, watched a movie, knit, wound balls of yarn together, and just generally had a grand old time!  I am really ready to implement a pajama party night once a week through the cold winter months, we had a blast!

(I know that Sav will approve!)