Sunday, May 29, 2011


I got it into my head that I really must learn to knit socks.  I've been knitting all my life it seems but had never knit a pair of socks.  I'd no idea how to do a heel flap or turn a heel but I was determined to learn.  I bought some self striping yarn (no, I didn't do all those color changes!), I watched a very good video on Knit PIcks and went from there.  I didn't use a pattern, just the video and it's all straight knit and purl.  Here's the result.

Not too bad for a first try.  However, these socks have set off a whole new addiction....sock yarn!  It is so pretty and wonderful to knit, I've now got quite a stash :-)

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