On Thursday, I nearly finished my Rainbow Socks. On Friday, I nearly finished my Rainbow Socks. And today, I finally did finish my Rainbow Socks.
I was hoping I would finish them last night, and I could have easily, if I hadn't gotten bored with them (a common lament of all knitters, I'm sure). But I was especially worried that I wouldn't finish them before it got dark, so I took a picture pretending they were done (they nearly were).
You can't tell, can you, that there are two balls of yarn and a pair of needles hanging off of them, can you? Ah, the many uses of jeans.
I learned a lot of things while knitting these socks.
- Knitting socks is incredibly easy (actually I already knew this, but now I'm completely positive of it).
- Knitting socks toe-up is incredibly easy.
- Knitting socks two-at-a-time is incredibly easy.
- Self-striping yarn is amazing.
They took me a little over a week (I started them last Friday) to knit, though I could have knit them much faster if I hadn't been knitting my February Lady Sweater (which, I'm sorry to say, has been shunted to the side in the last couple of days while I was finishing my socks) at the same time.
Another thing that stalled the completion of these socks was the arrival of my package from the Common Room Swap from Petra (Saree on Ravelry). It was such an amazing swap package, I was crying all throughout opening it. Thank you so much, Petra!
I've already started crocheting a Gnome from the pattern book, and hopefully he'll be an FO in the next day or two!
That's it for me today! Check out Tami's Amis for more FOs!