Tuesday, January 5, 2010
WHN Child's Socks
With these small (age 5 to 7) socks done, I thought I'd work on a larger size (hopefully 8 to 10 years) as well. A few have asked for more information about the pattern, so I'll try to write something up in the next few days.
And if you look carefully, you'll see my new Stork scissors in the photo next to my little socks. These are a much appreciated birthday gift from Jane. There's a fascinating history behind the design of these scissors. In the 1800s midwives used them as umbilical clamps for newborns, and they gradually morphed into needlework scissors through the years. Neat, huh?
Posted by Minding My Own Stitches at 9:11 AM
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I'm astounded my your industry. It takes me ages to get through a pair of socks.
I did not know that about the scissors.. that's cool. Socks look great!
fab socks.. and I love my stork scissors too, I shall view them with new found respect!
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