After repeatedly ripping out the sock I was working on and getting more and more discouraged, I decided to try a basic sock to boost my confidence a bit. So today I started working on a pattern I yanked off the internet. this is the result so far.
I think the colours are beautiful! And in my opinion the point of plans is having something to change. Asplund
Aren't you engaged? I frown on premarital sox.
I am, but I'm not only a bag whore, I'm a premarital sox hussy too. It's only one of my Many Many Many Charms. Besides, how else you think I got a hot young romanian man to marry me? Certainly wasn't my girly figure or my daily workout routine (sit ups in the morning, lay downs at night)
MWK's Token Estrogen-American
If knitting sox will snag me a hot young Romanian man, I'll have a pair off the needles within an hour.
I don't know, I think I'll have to keep my man away from you guys, he's already telling me he thinks PaganCub is cute! All you good looking guys, I don't think I can compete!
I think the basic pattern is the way to go. Once you have the foundation down, you can embellish as much as you want. I use the pattern found here and it is so super simple. I made a pair for my mother for Christmas and I'm currently knitting up a basic striped pair in worsted wool for my partner.
Yours is looking great so far, and the second one will be so much easier :)
Thanks for the link! I'll have to try it for my next pair. I am now taking donations of sock yarn!
Dang I really want to learn. What's the web address?
Everything looks so perfect with it...the stitches...the spacing. The color too.
*ships Bud a carton of encouragement*
Thanks :) I can't believe how fast they're knitting up, I actually hated the color of the yarn when I got it, but it's starting to grow on me. The yarn is Knitpicks Essential and the color is Tuscany Multi. The web address for the pattern is
I could easily become a sock addict. I'm loving knitting these up. I'm also finding the 2 circular method way easier than the time I tried with dpn's. If you have never done the 2 circ method there's a great video done by Cat Bordhi on youtube the address for that is
Come on, grab some needles, don't let me do this alone.
Alright...what size and length needles? I think I may have to throw knitting monagomy into the wind.
I'm using #2 24" circulars as the pattern calls for. I'm getting close to the heel now, but I think it's bedtime. tomorrow I plan to attempt the heal. I'm hoping I'm understanding the directions correctly. It's not that bad, I've seen the work you've done, I KNOW you can do this.
I will come over to the dark side soon....
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