Thursday, April 27, 2006

The uneven match.

so here are my sockpaloooza socks... They look done don't they but if you were to examine them you'd notice that the top one is longer than the other. sooo as you can see I'm practicing acupuncture... Well almost. It's going to be as painful that's for sure..Speaking of acupuncture I saw this show and the acupuncturist stuck this needle right btwn this guys nose and upper lip going upward toward the nose. It's supposed to open up the nasal passages and the guy getting stuck had tears running down his cheeks it looked really REALLY painful. My eyes were watering just watching. Ok so back to my socks.. See the strategically placed needles? I was a little apprehensive about ripping out all that work and catches all the stitches. I counted and recounted so I finally I felt that I was ready to begin the frogging.....THE HORROR. Well not really horror maybe just a little frightening. I know you're thinking what are you doing?? Why are you frogging that. Well when I started to block the first sock it was too big I contemplated if I should just knit the 2nd one the same and send them off so my sock pal would have a little bit bigger socks or if I should fix them, or leave them be and start a whole new pair of socks. To tell you the truth I was ready to go either way.. Well that's not true if it was up to me I would've frogged them and fixed them don't tell anyone but I'm kinda a perfectionist when it comes to things I give away. But as I wasn't positive I emailed my sock pal to see if she wanted them fixed or wanted them a little larger. My sock pal while she apologize profusely said she'd like them closer to her foot size. Not a problem. So hence the frogging. Ok soo now on to my picture story. Finally I got to the needles. Even though I tried to keep the needles and the stitches on the same row.. It was kinda harder with this pattern. Not that I'm an expert at it. ( I don't frog too much. Yeah right. *GRIN*)
So then the hard part, I started tinking to get to the same row and finally TA-DA I'm ready to start reknitting.... I'm on row 21 and on the right needles and ready to finish.

**Special Secret kinda NOTE** I'm not making any promises but I may be done by the deadline!!! HUSH don't tell my sockpal if I can't perform up to par I so don't want to deal with the aftermath of a let down..KWIM?? if anything it should only be a few days late.. If that... So I'm looking at a weekend of knitting ahead..
HEY Wait a min when do I not look at my weekends like that? LOL


Pamela Foreman said...

You are braver than I!! Good luck with it!!

Catherine Kerth said...

i think i cried a little when i saw the picture! bye bye to all that hard work... I hope you get the perfection you absolutelu deserve!

Muriel said...

Good luck with all that work! I am sure that the result will be AMAZING!!!

carrie said...

my fingers are crossed!

amylovie said...

Oh no! Good luck!


jessica said...

Hey Allena!

long time no see! The socks looked great, sorry that you had to frog them... but I'm with you, I'd rather them be as close to perfect as can be. I miss blogland:(