Here we are on a Wednesday when it is - to use one of my mother's expressions - hotter than Billy be damned. (I cannot explain - I have no idea who Billy was, or why he was damned.) And tomorrow is supposed to be worse! I have been drinking even more water and iced tea than usual to help keep cool, and even though it is currently about 8:30 a.m., I'm already sloshing when I walk!
Oh well, it's time for Unraveled Wednesday, so let's move on to that, shall we?
Here is sock #1 of my latest pair, which was finished last night. As you can see, it's a shortie sock. I decided to knit a pair of shortie socks because a) I was behind on my goal of one pair a month, and I thought a pair like this would be quick, and b) I was uninspired as to what to knit next, sock-wise. So I grabbed some leftover yarn from an earlier pair of socks, and a mini-skein I had, and started knitting.
I'm calling these my Berry Mixed Up Bashful Socks, because the main yarn is called "Mixed Berries" and the pink accent yarn is called "Bashful." I like the way the first one turned out, but you know what? It didn't go quickly at all. Noperino, this single sock took me two weeks to complete. Which isn't really that long, but for some reason, I'd imagined myself nearly finished with the pair by now.
Such is life.
Reading-wise, I'm nearly finished with The Gilded Hour (shown in my last Unraveled Wednesday post) - only a little over 100 pages left! It's a long book (700+ pages), but fortunately interesting for the most part. It's not quite a saga, as it takes place in a relatively short time period, but there are many aspects to the story and the characters.
And that's the story from here. Time to go find a cool drink of water!