Yup! I finally completed one sock in the Purple Sock pair, over month after I started them. The reason why it took so long? I burned myself out on them, quite simply. For about three weeks that incomplete sock had been starting at me on my project pile. Taunting me. Provoking me. Finally, I gave […]Read More Purple Socks, Pt. 3: One Sock Done!
Since my last post about these socks, the first sock has come along quite a bit! I’m currently working on knitting the gusset of the sock. I have to admit, I find knitting the gusset the most tedious part of sock knitting. It’s just me. I just want to get on to the foot and […]Read More Purple Socks, Pt. 2: Knitting The Gusset
I cast on my socks last night! Yay! I had forgotten how much it takes to knit with tiny yarn on tiny needles. I’m telling myself that I should enjoy the process of knitting socks, but still look forward to the outcome, which isn’t probably going to be for about a month or so. If […]Read More Purple Socks: Casting on
Socks are of those those knit items that I get the itch to knit every now and again. And I have to scratch that itch by knitting a pair. I have that itch now, and I’m getting ready to cast on a pair. First, I need yarn, I chose this yarn from KnitPicks. I generally […]Read More The Sock Itch