Hey, lookit that! I finished a whole pair of socks! It only took me a year (or more, maybe…) and
2 3 4 start-overs. Turns out I have really, really loose gauge. I hadn’t noticed just how loose it was, because I tend to make things that don’t depend on gauge, but my sock attempts kept turning out HUGE. These were knit on size 2 needles even though the pattern calls for size 5. Yeah. But once I figured that out and decided to, y’know, actually swatch for socks, it was smooth sailing.
And I cast on my second pair (a different pattern) approximately 8 hours after finishing this pair, so it seems I’ve caught the sock-knitting bug (cue groans from my husband as he anticipates more money being spent on yarn)...
Speaking of yarn – this is lovely stuff. It’s Rios by Malabrigo, a Superwash Merino, roughly worsted weight. I love the colorway, and it’s a dream to knit up. Highly recommended!