…tread very carefully…

                                                        …don’t crack the dry twigs or rustle the leaves…

              …always stay downwind of your quarry…

   …break up your silhouette…

                                             …and if you’re very lucky, you might see….

.. a Finished Object!


Guys, it’s been a very long time.  I cast on for the Pomatomus socks on the day of Strawberry Fair – that’s early June.

I finally – finally! – have a pair.

I usually use socks as travel knitting – easy, portable, possible to make progress in five minutes here and there.  These were not a good choice for that; the lace pattern is not simple to read, and requires concentration.  I also decided to make life hard for myself by:
working the pattern upwards from a provisional cast on round the ball of the foot
adding a sandal toe worked downwards from the cast on
adding a picot cuff worked ‘toe up’ – something I think I invented myself (or unvented, anyway)

In future, complex socks will be ‘main’ projects.  Travel projects will be *simpler*.

Needles: 2.5mm dpns
Pattern: Pomatomus socks (Knitty)
Mods:    Knit toe up, with sandal toe.  Picot cuff.
Cast on: 2nd June, 2007
Cast off: 6th October, 2007



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