Friday, May 4, 2007

Cranky knitter

Ok Flo, I can totally understand now WHY you put your knitting needles away sometimes! I was at that point yesterday. That is the first time in YEARS that I have felt that way. lol
I am really getting a challenge with this months Rockin Sock Club pattern. I love the yarn, love the pattern and I can work the pattern, but the fit of the sock is giving me headaches. It is a toe up pattern and I was to the point where I was working the leg and I ripped the whole thing out! It was OK until I turned the heel and then it was too tight. It's a lace pattern, so I don't want to be yanking on it to wear it. Yup, I decided to start over. Several days work gone. Poof! I know I will be happier now with the next results though. I joined this club for the process rather than the project, so I had to say that out loud about ten times yesterday to calm myself down. Thanks for listening, I feel better now!


Lola and Ava said...

Did you try doing a toe like last month's toe? Sometimes you can fudge the math a bit. Knitty also has a universal toe up patter which might help as well. Silly me though, I can't even get the intial part of the toe down . . . but I have to finish two other projects before I can really invest my time in it.

Knitting Bandit said...

Man, I'm kinda bummed. It took me awhile to tackle the Inside Out sock, I'm thrilled with the new stuff I learned but not thrilled that it practically takes the skin off my heels to get the socks on. I'll have to check around for other members comments before I start the second pattern.. I agree with you --I want the process more than the product, but the temptation to fling my knitting across the room has been there!