I need 20 g of CC, STAT!
DH is the one with the know-how, but I find that, should the need arise, I am quite capable of slicing and dicing.
Both patients prepped on the operating table. Handspun yarn means I love every stitch, in part because of its unpredictability. “Unpredictability” is also a euphemism for not having enough yarn.
(I apologize for the graphic nature of this picture.)
The original toe is removed. The next step is implantation of the Louet Gems Pearl implant.
Recovery bay. Looking a bit pale, but we are optimistically hoping for regaining full range of motion.
And we have success! How appropriate that this sock, having triumphed over so much adversity already in its short life, blends in so well with its peer. The wounds have healed, and even though the procedure required permanent stitches (ha ha ha!), this young buck will go on to grace the feet of another fine surgeon for years to come.