Not yet tired of sock knitting, I decided to try another sock pattern I’ve had for many years. Color work knitting and socks were new for me way back then so why not combine the two?
Enter Tongue River Farm Sock Collection …and a time to knit stockings publication by Katherine Misegades.
Buds and Blossoms caught my eye. Substituting Knit Picks Fingering weight Stroll for the recommended Tongue River Sport weight yarn seemed doable to use up some of my yarn stash. Black for the main color and red for the accent.
Everything was working out fairly well until I really looked at my progress.
I used my chart keeper and still missed a part of the color work.
A section with three red stitches should be there.
How could this happen? Well, Mr. Aitch and I don’t have regular TV but we do stream old shows and movies through our TV. I have a very hard time sitting with idle hands so I knit.
Obviously paying more attention to what was on the screen than what my hands were doing got me in this mess.
Working from a chart using more than one color of yarn requires more concentration than a two-row pattern using one color per row.
I’ve lost that loving feeling with this project. It’s hibernating until I decide whether to fix it or start over.
Can’t you just continue your current pattern and call it a sock? Does it affect the size or fit?
Today is a cool and rainy day that is perfect for cozy socks.
The perfectionist in me won’t allow that. I’m not perfect by any means but knowing there is a huge mistake, I can’t ignore it.
No, it won’t affect the size or fit, just me.
Hahaha! Will you able to continue as if nothing happened OR will it ALWAYS BE the IMPERFECT part and need to come out???
Nope, I can’t continue.
I like them! No one is perfect, why should there be perfect socks?
I’m not perfect by any means but knowing there is a huge mistake, I can’t ignore it. I’m sure I’ll make other mistakes that won’t jump out at me like this one. I can ignore small mistakes..
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