Tuesday, July 03, 2007

A Late Birthday Present

I have a little time before I have to leave for my flight home. I've been waiting to show you guys the finished pair of Jaywalkers for my Grandmother. Here they are:

My grandmother's birthday was June 9th. I believe she is 70 years old now, but I'm not too sure. I decided to knit her some socks after the occasion had past and thought that mailing them to her would be a nice touch to my old-school gift for my old-school grandmother. However, once I knew I was going to NYC I decided to just finish the socks before the trip and personally deliver them to her. Hopefully she'll like them.

The yarn is KnitPicks Essentials in the Pumpkin colorway. I ran out of yarn on the first sock so I used some left over Trekking XXL yarn. Waste not, want not! Would I make these socks again? I think so for myself. They were quick, easy, and interesting. I'm not sure if I want to submit mine to the gallery she has going but I'll think about it. I'm somewhat scared that they will not fit because I've heard that many people complained about the narrow leg. If they do not fit my grandmother's feet I still think she'd be so touched that I made her something that she would not care about fit (or that's what I think in my head).

By the time you read this, I'll be on my way home! See you next week!


Anonymous said...

I love that Pumpkin color but that green toe just makes it perfect. I'm kind of glad you ran out of the orange.

noblinknits said...

They look good enough to eat. Happy birthday Grandma.