It’s that time again … the first Thursday of the month, the day a little knot of us talk about knitting socks.
So, I’m still working on my Emily’s Favorite Socks. I think I’ve said for at least two months that they were going to be finished before the next first Thursday. Once Upon a Sock is becoming an object lesson for me in knitting expectations versus knitting reality!
But I have made some progress on the socks, thanks to another week of travel, mostly by train — great sock knitting time!
There’s not much to report since the pattern’s pretty simple and I’ve been knitting these since February! I always love to see what hand-dyed yarn looks like in plain stockinette — so I’ve been admiring the sock soles. Viola Yarns are so gorgeously dyed … I love the subtle flecks of color that appear, even in the solids:
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