Sunday, February 18, 2007

Mock Cable Sock Progress

Well, I did find some time to knit last night, after working very diligently on my Chemistry all day. Here's what one of them looks like so far. I think I like the self-striping yarn for the heel. It brings out the color flecks in the rest of the sock. I had problems getting the heels started on my circulars, so I ended up taking this sock off, working on the heel, and will do the same with the second sock - putting them back on two circulars once I get to the point where I'm just knitting 'round and 'round again. I'm not sure where I messed up while trying to start the heels with both socks on circulars, but that's's been a while since I've knit socks on DPNs anyway (since I learned to do 2 socks on 2 circs).

Oh, by the is my 5 month old Boston Terrier, Piper Ann. She is the second Boston Terrier rescue we've had. She's smart as a whip, spoiled rotten, and a case in point of why Boston Terriers are often nicknamed Boston Terrorists! She's a handful (but in a good way). Our other Boston Terrior, Wilma, is 10 years old and getting pretty arthritic. We also have a 2 1/2 year old Miniature Pinscher named CJ.

Heck...might as well put in a picture of them, too. There's never a dull moment around here with two of them chasing each other constantly. Wilma sometimes joins in, depending on how she's feeling. There is definitely some sibling rivalry going can't have one of them on your lap unless you want all three...makes knitting difficult at times, unless there is someone else sitting there to help give some attention out.

Well, back to Chemistry, laundry, and working on my socks!


knittingnurse said...

The puppies are just all too cute! I can't wait to see the finished socks. I think you are right about the color on the heels bringing out the specks of color from the rest of the sock.

Thanks for commenting on my blog, BTW. I was looking for your email to reply but with the changes to blogger, you don't get that anymore :-(

Funny about your links on nurses, I wanted to start a blog roll for "knitting nurses". I even started the page "Nurses who knit" but I'm not sure how to do it. I guess I should get on that, huh? tee hee.

Thanks for the link and the complement on my blog!

irishmama said...

The sock is looking good. I saw you on Knittingnurse's blog, I too am a knitting nurse. I work in a Cardiac critical Care unit (for the last 13 years), I'm a charge nurse there.Love your idea of a blog roll for knitting nurses.