Thanks for the kind thoughts re 2 unemployed people - things must be endured for the time being! Plus it is hard to be glum when the weather has been over 20 degrees for the third day in a row (but never fear, it is going to make up for that next week! Back to 14 and 15 degrees - blah) and spring is arriving in dribs and drabs .
Keep your comments about socks coming - it is interesting to know how others make socks. I started doing toe up cos then I'd always have enough yarn - I was totally paranoid about running out with 1/2cm to go on the toe....
Do you want to know what my new baby is? You can get a sneak preview here. It is a bit clunky yet - I am trying to work out how Paypal will let someone buy more than one ball of yarn if there are 5 that could go, so for the time being if you would like to buy some yarn, email me with the details of the yarn(s) and your postal address so I can let you know the total price including postage (and insurance if requested).
One day I will take pics of what I am knitting, but Yet Another Sock (Jawoll!) and the Never-ending Sleeves of Despair do not make that good viewing, particularly when the pics have to be imagined - they don't exist yet. Instead, I give you a little gem from the garden - a Brachyscome multifida