When I drew up my list of projects for this years Year of Projects Blog-a-long, I decided to include some knitted socks. I bought myself the book Toe-up 2-at-a-time Socks after reading Marie from Underground Crafter's review last year and then put it to one side until the mood struck.
I was enthusiastic to join in Sarah's, Crafts from the Cwtch knitalong, as I had previously made two beautiful Veera shawls with the support of fellow knit-a-long-ers, so when socks were on the agenda, I knew that it was meant to be.
I've started on the sample socks in this book, having never knitted socks before, I wanted to make two at a time...... as I am lazy like that.
I cast on and after getting my head around moving the circulars back and forth, it seemed alright. I turned my first heel and thought....not so bad.....put the knitting down, picked it up tonight and have turned the second heel, but with a mistake....gggrrrrrr! Thank goodness these are only sample socks.
I have knit these on 4mm needles on Sirdar Crofter Chunky (I have used the same yarn for both balls and just tried to keep a mental note of which sock is which)
I plan to finish these off quickly now as they are only samples and get on with something wearable!
If you would like to see the patterns and progress of all the other knit-a-long-ers, then check out Crafts from the Cwtch link-up.