Work in Progress Wednesday!
Bill (a.k.a my dad’s 2007 Christmas present):
78 rows of stocking stitch aren’t the most exciting things in the world, so here’s the good news: I’m on to the “Gansey” chart!
I made a
mistake design change because instead of working 4 rows of garter stitch at the start of the patterning, I did 4 rows reverse stocking stitch. Never mind!
I was given Woolly Wormhead‘s hat book for my birthday and I spent about 3 days trying to decide which hat to knit first. I finally settled on “Windward“, but soon realised I didn’t have the right yarn for it, so I switched to the similar-looking “Strawberry Joe“.
I am precisely 42.857143% of the way through (or 3/7th if you prefer).
Oh, and I may have “borrowed” a ball of yarn from my dad’s Gansey. Shhhh…..
I’m only a few repeats away from the toe on the first sock.
The pooling/flashing has continued on to the foot, but I’m still not bothered by it. The flash actually shows it off more than it appears in real life and I hope to be able to photo the sock in some natural light to demonstrate this (you know, in the two weeks of summer we have in April!)
Slowly, slowly, catchy socky.
I’ve finally reached the cuff on this flippin’ sock. I love the yarn. I love the pattern. It requires concentration. I have a sprained ankle (from early December, no less) and not much patience at the moment. Does that explain why I cast on in June and this is as far as I’ve got?
No, didn’t think so!