Sunday, February 13, 2011

Opal Socks

Since I've finished up a pair of socks it was time to dig into the old UFO knitting basket and pull out a project that has been waiting for attention.  I found this unfinished sock:

This is what it looked like when I set it aside, I don't know when.  I was only a few rows from turning the heel when I started ignoring it.  I don't know what Opal collection this is from, but it's got to be from more than a couple of years ago.  The color is #516. Now, I'm proud to say that I'm working on sock #2.

You can see little pins on the right side of the sock.  I place these every 10 rows.  It helps me to make sure that my socks line up when I work the second sock.  If row 30 is a yellow row on sock #1, then I try to make sure that row 30 on sock #2 is also yellow.  I know.  I know.

Finishing is such a cool feeling!! 

1 comment:

JelliDonut said...

I would do the same thing--it would drive me nuts if these stripes didn't line up EXACTLY. Good tip about the pins!