My once firm anti-sock stance is somewhat wavering. Weeks ago, I wrote on M.'s site that I would run naked down Main Street before I ever knit another sock. I'm kind of regretting those words now and hoping that M. and Dianne won't hold me to that vow (they're gracious people, so I think I'm safe on that score). However, I still have a firm point to make...
Slippers are ART. I fully believe that design, ingenuity, colorcraft and skill go into making a sock, but I still believe that slippers are the superior calling and to make my case, I present the following:
Modern Art. Notice the ballerina is not
In any event, these aren't the "Ruby Socks!" ;)
Danish Painter, C.W. Eckersberg, circa 1820
(Again, he's not wearing socks).