Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Sock Races

The black pair won the sock race by a few hours!
The black socks have a good variation of color which I aim for in a kettle dye;  its good.
The red/green pair are superb!  I loved the red / green switch every row and the little speckle area pooled in an amazing way to swirl over the top of each sock!
I love them and so will the recipient!
Yippee! 
And I did another yippee yesterday-I made a batch of soap!
I haven't made one in a long time and we sure needed it!
(The bonus bars from Araignee'sWeb held me over!)
I have made a 4pound, 16 bar batch of peppermint soap 
which is my children's favorite formula!

6 comments:

  1. The socks turned out great -- each one so pretty in their own way! What's not to love about Grandma-socks?! :)

    PEPPERMINT SOAP!!!!! Bruce and I can hardly wait to have the right smell in the shower again and we look forward to unashamedly mooching some. 😁 We will try to remember to hug you before we run to the soap! πŸ˜‰

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  2. Mmmmm.....your peppermint soap is the best!
    Yay for the FO's! I love the way both turned out. It's so much fun to knit with your own dye job.

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  3. So many finishes. The recipient certainly will love the socks!
    It seems like the right time of year for peppermint soap!

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  4. What's with me? Whenever you guys make soap I want to eat it. Your socks are inspiring me...maybe it is sock time again........

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  5. Faboulous looking socks!
    And KathyB is not the only one who thinks that soap looks good enough to eat.

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  6. The soap looks like cake batter. LOL

    Congrats on the socks finish!

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