Pattern: A Variation of A Simple Twist
Yarn: Lorna's Lace, sock weight, Valentine colorway
Needles: 2.75mm dpns
For?: Good question
I made this pair larger than my normal size because I was intending to give them as a gift. However, they are larger than planned and I am now questioning whether or not I can actually knit for someone who has feet a different size than my own. This is not good. I had been relatively fearless about this earlier in the summer.
I've made one sock 'pattern' and now I can't stop futzing with it. This is the purl 1 knit tow version of A Simple Twist and I do love it. Simple, but cute. Kind of like me, but cute.
The socks have eaten my brain. Ask Carole.
I stabbed myself in the palm of my (left) hand with a dpn yesterday. By mistake. If I was going to hurt myself, I wouldn't have used a sock needle. I'm fine. It didn't bleed for long and it's not like I landed in the ER. However, I feel like a real sock knitter now.
Then again, I realize that there is yummy beyond sock yarn, so maybe I'm not really a real sock knitter... /sigh
I looked up from my sock in progress long enough to see Britney's weave. Then went back to knitting and missed most of whatever that was she tried to do on the MTV Music Video Awards thingy the other night. Her skin looked great, but yeah...
However, I did stop knitting while Fritz was telling Brenda Leigh off last night. I love that man. And talk about being happy to see pot plants! /The Closer stuffies
I no longer love knitting socks... if I ever loved knitting socks. That is now open for debate.
You know those sock yarns that people rave about? The ones that are sold out as soon as some sites get them in stock? I avoid them. If I have to be a sheep, I'd rather play in a better pasture. Don't get me wrong, I love seeing what people are knitting with and how things turn out, but I am not a bandwagon kind of girl.
And I am not Cookie A.! While I do get a kick out of the occasional sucki-uppity comments, I am tired of the googlers who land here looking for her. Oh, and I like the comments because a person goes from sucking up to ignoring me once I've told them that I am, in fact, not the fabulous sock designing Cookie A., but rather some random dork who knits socks. Plus she seems nice and we all know about me. *L*
I take notes on the socks I knit, so, in theory, the second sock will be the same size as the first socks. That does not always work out, btw, but it does more than it doesn't.
I knit while I read blogs.
The realization that there is a week between the end of the Summer of Socks and the start of SocktoberFest stopped me cold this morning. That is... assuming that the lovely Lolly is doing SocktoberFest again this year.
Speaking of Lolly, this pair of socks also counts toward Project Spectrum. Right?
I'm starting to question why I knit.
Did I mention the socks ate my brain? o.0