I've been working a lot lately on projects for me ... in colors I wouldn't normally wear. It's been interesting.
I've always gravitated more toward dark colors, black, dark purple (purple being my favorite color), dark blue. There's a reason my Nanny used to say I looked like a walking bruise. She on the other hand looked stunning in pastels.
I remember getting dressed for Kindergarten one morning and she pulled out a pair of yellow pants. (It was the 80's, they were actually in style.) "I don't want to wear yellow." Nanny looked at me for a moment, shrugged, and told me to pick my own clothes from then on.
I think in a way these socks remind me of her, the cotton up to a bit harder treatment than a lot of wool paired with the delicate lace and all in her beloved pastels.
I'm really glad this yarn fell into my basket and Lynn picked it out for my next project.
Pattern: Curvy Lace Socks by Kathy Wesley
Yarn: Patons Grace in Lavender
Project Page: Springy Lace Socks
Modifications: None intended