The muse did it. The writer's muse. You know how you get to thinking about one thing while you're doing another. The last few days I've been deep into thoughts about my current WIP, my cozy Leavenworth mystery, "It's Scary, Going Back Home," (www.leavenworthmysteries.blogspot.com) and just kept knitting . . . and knitting . . . and knitting . . . and . . .
Those ankle warmers are almost leg warmers. Not to worry, there will be some long-legged person who will think long ankle warmers are the cat's meow.