Sunday, February 22, 2009

AWOL.........................................

I'm back to my Blog after a week's holiday at half-term in Fuengirola, Andalusia. We drove to Belfast airport in Sleet and icy road conditions and spent the next week either on the beach, in t-shirts and shorts, or at Fuengirola Zoo. I recommend the Zoo as well worth a visit if you are in the area. The fact that they have had so many offspring born to the inhabitants there speaks for itself. The Zoo had just re-opened when we first visited it in 2004, I was expecting my second child then and it was lovely to bring him back there and show him all the animals he had visited before but was unaware of............

While on holiday I started a new pair of socks. These are Rivendells by Janel Laidman and are being knitted in the lovely Iona Sportweight from Mackintosh Yarns.


Finally another finished knit: the Ribbed Socks in Evolution: October.


Closeup of the intense October colours.

They are so soft!

Blocked!

Now to work on the other 23 Works in Progress that are in my Ravelry projects...............

7 comments:

Maggan said...

The socks looks great! Lovely colours! I haven´t been to Fuengirola but to Marbella and Malaga and it´s really nice down there!! Lovely people and soo warm and nice. Seems like you had a great time there.

blog-blethers said...

Sounds like the perfect way to avoid our recent weather:o)

Your socks are just beautiful (as always!). I love the pair you made for SiL.

Paula said...

Gorgeous socks

Jean said...

Sounds like a relaxing and soothing vacation. Great socks (as always). The rich fall colors in that sock tie in with the photo I posted on my blog of a tree in fall colors. (I had misplaced my Eclectic Sole book, but have just located it, so I will be working on my socks again very soon)

Anni said...

I went to Fuengirola wiht my grandparents when I was 12, wow, that's a long time ago now, although I'm not revealing how long.

Love that purple colour and your finished socks look great.

I've nominated you for an award. Check out my blog ina few minutes, got to finish my blog post first. lol

dreamcatcher said...

Love the autumnal colours in the ribbed socks :-)

tiennie said...

Glad you had a good holiday! That purple pattern is so beautiful!