A couple of months back the mrs and I headed up to Scotland to visit some good friends as they became the most Civil of Partners. It was a really beautiful few days and a great pleasure to spend it with the couple as they celebrated the legal and social sides aspects of their CP.
Over a few days we got to share with the couple in the preparations for their blessing, which wins the award for the craftiest wedding or civil partnership I’d been to. Origami bouquets and pin holes, crocheted bunting and wheelchair decorations and hand made place settings in the shape of peace cranes were all beautiful. The Mrs’ pin hole still sits looking rather stunning on the mantle and it perfectly matched her converse.
It also allowed me to deliver a few presents. Firstly, I finished the Cachoeira socks mentioned on the first post:
I also handed over the Owl socks, from post two, which (unlike the socks above) fitted perfectly first time and have been received by Blissfully Eccentric. I think this might be my favourite pair of socks yet. The pattern knitted so well, and is very effective. I think its success is not in the least due to the beautiful yarn from RipplesCraft.
It was such a good few days, and was finished off with a sort visit to my Goddaughter, and recipient of the cardigan and booties. She was even wearing the booties when we saw her! All in all it was a fantastic weekend, and nice to be able to give out some knitted goodness!