Monday, January 2, 2012

MIXING IT UP

One of my favorite
bloggers cast on a new pair of socks yesterday

So I decided to mix up my yarn love and pull out the "toe up" sock Bonnie inspired me to try.
 I must confess that knitting a toe up sock is like walking into Alice and Wonderland.
In my mind what shouldn't work;works.


I have been knitting socks for decades, and always cuff down.
But this toe up sock is like magic to me.
As I am turning the heel I am thinking to myself "this is never going to work, but keep knitting"
It is like leprechauns are in my knitting needles.
The heel turned!!!
A little magic today!
What magic is happening in your life?

5 comments:

Julie said...

I could use some brain magic!!

Kyle said...

It feels good when I try something new and it works!

Creations by Dina said...

I have tried toe up socks before and never really got past the first few rows of stitches. I too have only knitted socks cuff down. They make sense to me. I have a bunch of patterns for toe up. Maybe one of these days I will get the nerve and try them!!

Bonnie said...

Eileen, Thank you for the kind mention. I am so glad you are enjoying the method of knitting socks toe-up. I love them. Can't wait to see how your turn out.

Cottage 1945 said...

I've been thinking of trying a toe up sock pattern. You have just inspired me to try it!

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