The answer to today’s Daily Prompt about what you prefer in a handmade version seems abundantly obvious to me: I love my hand knit socks. I know the efficiency level of knitting a pair of socks vs. buying a pair of socks doesn’t even compare. The cost of the sock yarn alone will buy you several pair of decent socks. The thing is, there is just something comforting about slipping on a pair of hand knit socks.
I live in my socks all winter, most of the spring and fall, and more than a few days in the summer.
I may have purchased special footwear so you can see my fancy socks:
And struggle with what footwear to wear:
Because my feet are usually cold, I may be wearing them right now with a pair of capris.
It’s a special look that will
likely hopefully not catch on.
Until you’ve worn hand knit socks, you don’t know what you’re missing. And until you’ve knit a pair of socks, you don’t know how much time effort can go into keeping your feet warm…an effort that is well worth it.