Last Saturday we had a really nice guild meeting - several members worked with other members to teach / learn crochet basics. Having learned to crochet as a child, I thought, No problem - I'll sit in with the group learning to read a crochet chart...
Boy was I wrong - I just could not get it, despite Linda D's best efforts.
I passed a knitting milestone this week, though. I knit Chris, my DearManFriend (DMF for short) a pair of socks. Yes, 2 socks, an entire pair! I was so thrilled as I completed sock number two that I almost missed that I had
Yes, you read that correctly! I had to frog the toe portion of sock number two and re-knit it! I learned a lot (how to correctly rip out a toe and how to figure out where I went wrong so I could do it right) - so I guess it is still a good thing.
Today is his birthday. I left the toes un-woven-in so that if the socks are too short, I can rip the toes out again and make the socks longer!
Tune in tomorrow for another episode of ...
how the heal turns
how to deal with a frogged sock...!