Yes, worthy of shout-out-loud capitals, we have RIBBING on the CSM. I don't know why the thought of using the ribber struck fear in my heart, but the time was nigh to add this latest skill to my circular sock machine repertoire.
I armed myself with my laptop, and for the umpteenth time, watched the YouTube video called Sock Machine Ribber Confidence. I like Laurie's approach. She's very cartesian in her logical, step-by-step explanations. Thanks to Laurie and her video, I plunked my laptop beside my CSM, popped the ribber on, followed her steps, and behold! We have ribbing:
And that's how my Anna Pepper came to be the best-dressed pepper mill in town. Haute couture for your pepper mill - Alessandro Mendini would be proud. Or maybe not, since I've turned his pepper mill into a Barbie?
Albert, my first CSM: