Friday, March 09, 2007

fait accompli

bonjour mes ami. I have finally finished my first KAL (knitalong) and here it is! The group is Six Sox Knitalong (pattern posted every other month so that the group knits six pair of socks per year together) and the pattern for Feb/Mar 2007 is called "Springtime in Paris". That is because on one side of the sock, ridges in the pattern resemble the Eiffel Tower. Tre bien! However, that is actually the "wrong" side of the sock, so if you turn it out, the pattern is more like raindrops. That is the side I will probably wear, so we shall imagine that is the look of rain on the apartment window as one gazes toward de la Tour Eiffel.

I have been to this enchanting place and stood beneath the rising spires of the tower that looks out over the City of Light. I can still see it if I close my eyes and remember the excitement of being there. And so I am thrilled that my first sock KAL is reminiscent of one of my favorite places in the world...

and a closeup of the stitches, one inside and one outside...

1 comment:

Scarlett said...

Very nice. Pats on your back.

Meanwhile, I have put on battle gear and frogged down from 60 to 66 stitches as it was still to big.

I hope to have these finished in this millinieum.