This is the detail of the lace panel on the front. The colour in this picture matches the actual colour best.
This is the toe up sock for the mystery recipient. I had got up past the heel but I didn't like the heel and so I ripped the whole thing out and started again. That was a practice run anyway, I learnt a few things by doing it so it should be right this time.
On Monday morning we wandered up to the outlet village, which of course includes Borders. Because I left empty handed last time, and because I had a 20% off voucher, I bought this.....
and these ingenious little bookmarks which clip on the side of the page so you know which line you finished on in your book. Perfect for knitting patterns, especially the FLIC cos you have to follow the main instructions and the lace panel at the same time.
The finale of Life on Mars last night was very good, but I'm still a bit unsure as to what was real and what wasn't!! If the past was real, how did he know stuff about the future, and if the future was real, then what he did at the end would have meant he couldn't have survived in the past after he did it!! Hmm, now you people who didn't watch it are wondering what the hell I'm talking about, ha ha ha!!