Saturday, May 9, 2015

Picking Peas


 Well, sometimes you just don't like what you are knitting   It doesn't matter that you have wanted to knit this for years;  no, it just doesn't make you happy on any level any more.   The knitted fabric twists as part of the pattern but it looked crooked to me.  The heel was a heel flap which looks to me like armor.  I lost all patience here and ripped it ALL out to begin again.
 I cast on for a toe-up sock and went to town!  Now this is a sock to be excited about!   I am keeping the patterning from Wasabi Peas in a strip up the side of the sock...and it is nice to have a heel that is comfortable and light and just right (in my opinion)!  It is great to have a good knit on the needles again!
What a nice surprise-w e heard the ice cream truck music and ran outside and caught him for a treat!   

5 comments:

  1. I like plan B better, too! And our ice cream tasted even better with you here. :)

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  2. I do that now all the time with sock patterns. I use the one that fits me best and just add the fancy details to that pattern.
    I have to tell you your peppermint soap is a dream. I was covered in itchy bug bites last night from carding wool out on the deck and it sorted all the itchy places out in no time.It felt so good I didn't want to get out of the tub. It might be my imagination but tonight the bugs didn't bite me at all and I'm a bug magnet. Is their magic in that recipe?

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  3. Don't we ALL become kids again when we hear the ice cream truck?

    Your sock looks great with it's new modification.

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  4. I had the same problem with the deluge pattern - I tried it several times and it just didn't work out. so I did my alterations - but somehow the urge to work that pattern got lost on the way. I finished them, but not with as much gusto as I had planned:) now I am going to start on "chartres" by janel laidman - I adore the looks and I hope the pattern works out well (so far all her patterns did!)

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  5. Is your daughter eating the strawberry shortcake bar? My favorite! Hope your having a good time :)

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