Saturday, September 25, 2010

the socks are in the mail

This morning I finished up the last sock of Bentley's three pairs. The khaki green pair is from some really soft superwash merino/nylon sock yarn from the Black Lamb. The blue/grey variegated pair are from Regia sock yarn and the brown is Dye-Version stretch bamboo - the stretch comes from a small amount of lycra. Funny how differently they turn out with different yarns. The bamboo socks are soft and silky; they may turn out to be the most comfortable. But definitely the first ones are my favourites - the khaki ones.

Into a bubble envelope, then into the post; away they all went this morning. By arranging the pairs of socks side by side for a flattish parcel, I was able to take advantage of the oversize letter rate - a full $7 dollars cheaper to mail than if I had piled the socks one on top of the other. Explain that, Canada Post!


Wanderingcatstudio said...

So cute!

suse-the-slow-knitta said...

very cute! and always good to think about the shape /dimensions of the parcel cos this affects the costs an awful lot