YOP Update Nov 3. 13

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Last week I decided that I would devote myself to my sock WIPS.  Four pairs of socks on the needles at one time is just a little too many and I wanted to take a stab at decreasing that number.  And I am pleased to say that is exactly what I did.  I. Knit. Socks.  When I got bored with the sock I was knitting, I knit a different sock.  I knit until my hands were sore,  I knit until I become a little delusional and started considering not sleeping to finish more socks.  I knit hundreds of stitches this week and there was in fact a decent amount of progress made, mostly.

Sadly one pair of socks did sit neglected all week so Nutkin looks exactly the same as it did last week.

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However, there was progress on all other fronts! First I finished my first Child’s French Sock.  Despite the name, these are actually adult socks.  Last week they looked like this.

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This week I have a finished sock.

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Burning Rings of Fire were merely a cuff at the start of last week.

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But this week, there’s one whole sock! Despite the slightly odd appearance, these are actually awesome socks and they fit incredibly well.

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And finally, my Bother in Law’s Christmas socks just couldn’t seem to get finished. These Vanilla Lattes should have been done weeks ago, but I kept loosing my focus and drifting to other things.

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But, I am very pleased to say that he will be receiving socks for Christmas this year because they are officially finished!

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It’s not the most flattering picture I have ever taken of a pair of socks, but they are still too wet to move around.

So there you have it.  A week of devotion to my socks and I am way further along than I was seven days ago.  I am thrilled there is a chance that I might have them all finished by the end of November.  Assuming that they don’t interfere too much with my sweater for NaKniSweMo.  What can I say, I want to knit all the things.

I hope everyone else had a great fibre filled week.

Happy Knitting!

My goal: 5 skeins out/month

Skeins out/in

July 5/3

August 5/4

Sept 11/0

Oct  2/3 (I sort of stopped counting)

Nov  1/0

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