This is it: the sum of my Xmas knitting. Done! These are the Cable Rib Socks by Erica Alexander (spring 2005 IK / Favorite Socks), knit in Reynolds Soft Sea Wool in a nice rich grapey purple. They're a gift for somebody who loves purple. Reading comments by other knitters who have made these socks, I've seen that some are unhappy with the way the cables travel across one rib from the leg to the foot, but I find it interesting in its unexpectedness. Here's a closer look:
This doesn't mean I've finished my Christmas crafting -- I'm sewing most of my handmade gifts this year. Almost done those, too, though. I'll show you that project after the 25th.
We decorated our tree last night. I'll try to take a nice picture of it at night with its lights on, but here's a shot to show you our frozen front window:
(I don't have to say anything about yesterday's snow, do I?)