What a difference a day makes…

They where fine when I put them on yesterday morning. But this morning:

The yarn just disintegrated!

Must have been pure merino, without nylon. It was also dyed with plants and it faded considerably from when knitted:
 I was ok with that, I loved the colour and watching it change.

Pattern Lambs and Chickens and Bunnies, Oh My! by Ros Clarke, from Sockmadness past Spring.

post 1 halfway

post 2 finished

I will cut away the foot and knit a new heel and foot with other yarn. I’ve got a new travel WIP now. Yet another one. Let’s hope my self worth as a knitter keeps remaining unfazed by the number of WIPs and hibernating projects that live around my house. Ah, optimism is a wonderful mask for denial to wear:
Fun mask pic by Inger Maaike

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5 thoughts on “What a difference a day makes…

  1. Oh nee…. wat erg!! Dat is dat garen van mij hè. Dat was geen merino. Maar wel puur wol… geen sokkenwol. Hè wat vind ik dat erg voor je 😦 ik heb groene sokkenwol in mn stash… kan ik dat naar je opsturen dan kun je eventueel een nieuwe voet breien 😦 nogmaals sorry!!

    • ben je mal! ik wist niet dat het 100% wol was. Nu wel 😉 Ik vind de kleur prachtig en heb al jaren plezier van deze wol en van bedenken wat ik ermee zou maken 🙂 Hij heeft heel goed z’n doel gediend. xxx

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