The Woe of the Left Sock!

May 2nd, 2010 by Amy Alphin Leave a reply »

My knitting has stalled.  Motivation is fleeting.  Guilt has descended.  Yes, I’m suffering from Left Sock Syndrome.  No, it was not stolen by dryer nymphs, (yes, they DO exist).  It has yet to be knitted!  You see, like many knitters who have come before me, I love knitting the first sock!  I get really jazzed about re-learning how to turn the heal, and enjoy looking up kitchener stitch for the 8 gazillionth time, and I rejoice and feel all proud of myself when the sock is done!  ….and then it sits in the bag for a month.  Or two. Snuggled right next to my teeny tiny sock needles and yarn.  Now, if I was more disciplined, or listened to the millions of knitters out there who are wiser and more experienced than I, I would have cast on the  stitches for the second sock as soon as I finished the first one!  And I tried, I really did, but it was late, and I got a knot in my yarn and I had to rip out the cast on stitches….and so there is no left sock.  I plan on starting it today, at least getting the stitches cast on, so that I can finish the silly things and move on to other patterns.  ::sigh::

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