This is what was left of a 360-yard skein of STR Lightweight. It's probably five yards. Not the closest finish ever but close enough for comfort.
To be fair, Gentleman Socks was written for 1 ball of Trekking XXL (462 yards). The ribbing does scarf up the yardage. These result is a pair of handsome, substantial socks that will throw back their heads and let forth a brawny laugh - ha! - at anything a Wisconsin winter can throw at them.
Yesterday's high was 10 degrees, minus whatever the wind chill factor was. Anything less than 15 degrees seems uncomfortable for beagles. Molly and Jack spent most of yesterday inside, chewing on Dingos and doing this