Knitting update – a month late

So this is the sock update – all this happened a month ago. Okay, remember this – okay scroll to the bottom of the post? I was well on my way to finishing a sock. This is great cotton sock yarn. It is elastic with the thread woven onto it. I thought it will make a great summer sock. So I cast on. But not ever knitting with this kind of stretchy yarn, I was unsure of the tension. So I did my gauge and it is knit on 3 DPNs so I thought it would go fast. And away I went. Then I tried it on, and the fabric was loose and holey. So this was the sock –

and 5 minutes later this was the sock.

I have since cast on and almost finished it. This time with adequate tension. I will post a picture soon. But I am falling into the one sock whole again. I got that terrific vintage sock book from my SP last go around and I am itching to start something from there. But this sock wille be lonely. What is a girl to do?

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2 Responses to Knitting update – a month late

  1. Love how the yarn knits up, very nice colors : )

  2. pam says:

    hey,like the new look and glad your kitties are okay. I can’t imagine with all the changes you’re going through right now not having the constancy of your babies! Love the socks! I send you an email about the job and everything. Sorry I didn’t get to see you when you were in DC. love ya, p

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