Did you know eggplant comes in more colors than just that bodacious purple we have all come to love? If you're the smart readers I know you are I bet you do! Eggplants come in white, stripes, and even orange. Pretty cool. Shapes very as well. I am hoping one year I remember to order seed from some other varieties of eggplant to grow. I'm hoping they have a different texture or even flavor than the 'Black Beauty' that typically adorns my garden.
Today I decided to stick along the 'egg' theme and knit up some egg cozies that look like little eggplants. I must tell you that last night, when I thought of the idea, I had it all planned out and was super excited to knit them up today. Not all went as planned. Below is the process (from left to right) I went through to get the right fitting size for my home raised eggs.
Several hours had passed and I was feeling very frazzled. On the third try I finally got it right. I knit it up in white to look like the more unusual (to most of us) color of eggplant and to be a little more egg-ish. I then knit up a second in a deep purple. Both are spectacular and with these in my home I am now keen to start using them whenever I boil eggs for a meal!