Tuesday, September 2, 2008

One Pom and the Blackberry Way

Here's the first one finished. It fits well and I'm pleased that I've worked out how to adapt patterns to accommodate my high instep.

It's easy actually as you just need to add extra stitches on the heel flap and then pick up more stitches along the side then add more decreases along the instep. All these things are easy when you know how.

The Sundara Sock Yarn is very soft (many thanks to Amelia who sent it to me for winning her draw) and is very comfy to wear.

The blackberries are ripening nicely in the hedgerows and here's the first batch about to be boiled & strained to make bramble jelly. YUM! They reminded me of this song by The Move -

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