FO: Thornfield Socks by Rachel Coopey

 I finished my Thornfield Socks by Rachel Coopey.
The yarn is by Knitting Goddess, in the colourway “Morticia” which shifts from charcoal through violet to grey and back again.  Beautiful!

These socks benefit from natural light – and they would have been a lot easier to knit in summertime!
I am quite relieved to get away from knitting “black” yarn in the dark of winter.
The stitch pattern reminds me of wrought-iron gates.  Thornfield after the fire?

Here we are at noon and daylight has finally arrived.
As soon as I finish writing this, I intend to dash upstairs to cut out the denim to make my Peggy skirt.  It was just too gloomy to do any sewing last weekend.

So there we have it:  my first pair of socks for 2014.
12 pairs in a year?  No problem!

 Although… there might be some competition for my knitting time.
My organic wool has arrived from France, in a wonderfully crunchy brown paper bag festooned with a sprig of lavender.  Gorgeous!

 And they sent me samples of other colours…

Oh lordy lordy, I need some of that chartreuse and that mystical herbal purpley blue grey!