Violet's are Blue...
..and nothing is sweeter than a fancy new pair of hand knit socks.
Yesterday, in an answer to Beth's comment, I told her my feet were very happy feet. They are housed in skimpy sandals all summer and hand knit wool socks all winter. After wearing Ruby My Dear socks for to the photo shoot my feet are looking forward to cooler temps and dancing to a jazzy tune…the happy jazzy tune of new Ruby's.
Ruby My Dear socks are ruby red, a very joyful color, a beautiful rich color. If there were any tulips around I'd be tiptoeing through them in celebration, as this Tulip colorway is heav-eeen-ly, plus it's as warm and lovely as any sock yarn can be.
The pattern for Ruby was as complicated as any sock I've knit, but once my brain understood the way the rib pattern increased on one side and decreased on the other it was smooth going. The second sock went off without a hitch and was much more fun to knit. The way the lace panel moves down the leg and crisscrosses over the ankle is ingenious and creative. I especially love the way the panels come together and run parallel on top of the foot. It's a shame such beautiful socks will be hidden inside a shoe, but I'll know, and my feet will know, just how wonderful they are..it will be our little secret.