I was winding the rest of my yarn for the test knit yesterday, and I decided I wanted to wind the yarn for my next pair of “fun socks.” I decided to make the Pebbles and Pathways Socks, and I cast on last night. I chose to use last January’s Farmers Daughter Fibers Sock Squad yarn, which is the Pinlter Sock in the colorway A New Dawn. I’m looking forward to working on these on the bus and at lunch at work!
This means I did go ahead and frog the Patons socks. While having pure stockinette socks is nice, this combo just wasn’t working for me. I do usually like working with 9 inch circulars, but this gauge was too tight for the thicker Patons yarn and it just wasn’t that enjoyable to knit. In theory, I don’t necessarily mind having two socks in progress at the same time, but I found I wasn’t really wanting to knit those socks at all, so I just frogged them.
The other reason I frogged them was because I decided to join Sarah’s Vertices Unite KAL, and if I didn’t do that, I would have had 6 projects on the needles, and I am trying to keep that number to 5 or less. My YoP list also includes taking part in two KALs, and this one seemed really fun! I had an awesome time diving through stash to try and find things that would work, and I think I was successful.
Ok somehow I’ve found stuff to post about 3 days in a row so it will probably be a while before you here from me again 😜