This is the Cat Sock from Cat Bordhi's book-Socks Soar on Two Circular Needles. I haven't done any intarsia for a very long time. I started this sock last week on US size 2 needles and I could tell that it was going to be a too snug of a fit, so I went to US size 3 needles. My gauge was in-between sizes. My youngest dd and I were real pleased with my process and thought that these were so adorable. That was until I tried the sock on.....I can only get the sock to go half way up my foot! It seems like the problem lies in where I carried my colors in the round for the intarsia design, (Sigh.) I tried to keep my tension even, but snug so that the other color wouldn't show through, and I also make sure that my sts. were snug at the beginning and at the end of the rounds in order to avoid the dreaded "ladders" in the sock.
Maybe I should have titled this post, "Now You See It and Now You Don't"? It looks like I'm going to be ripping out this sock. (sniff). I don't know that I have the heart to CO for a third time!
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
The Cat (Sock) That Came to Agitate-not a book review
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