Comfy socks on a deserted island

I’ve gone sock crazy! I’ve just finished making a pair of socks (these are definitely not made in China!) and they’re so luxurious I had problems finding something to wear with them.

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Last weekend I discovered the magnificent yarn of J.C Rennie, one of Scotland’s last woollen mills. There’s something about a beautiful yarn that excites my imagination. When I hold it in my hands I dream about all the wonderful things that could be made with it.

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This yarn has been transformed into the most wonderful pair of socks.

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Elizabeth is always imagining “what if?” scenarios. What if a genie appeared and granted you three wishes, what would they be? If you were stuck on a deserted island and could have five items, what would they be? This morning on the way to school she relayed her five items to Ben. They are:

1) A water filter.  With instruction manual.
2) An internet tower: tall enough to pick up the wifi from home.
3) A large jar of food.
4) A solar-powered helicopter.  The internet tower can be stuck to the top of the helicopter, so that the helicopter has access to Google Maps when she’s flying in it.
5) A blow-up dinghy, in case something goes wrong with the helicopter (or the weather turns cloudy).  Plus an instruction manual.

I think I’d just want a comfy pair of socks. With an instruction manual of course.

My crochet sock pattern is available on Etsy.