My dear MIL got me off to a good start with my Christmas gift of knitting books, one of which was Sock Innovations by Cookie A. Squee of excitement from me when I opened that little bit of joy! Then later on Grumpy and Chatty-Cathy gifted me with some sock blockers and a skein of Imagination sock yarn, double squee! I think they must have known about the goal fermenting at the back of my mind even then.
I am going to be joining in the toe-up sock KAL planned for February in the KnitPicks Lovers group on Ravelry also, which will be my second knit-a-long ever. I just am a bit concerned about that style of socks fitting my freakishly high instep, remember my bitching when knitting my Monkey socks? Anyway, while perusing the forums on Ravelry when girding my loins to start those socks I found a number of knitters
|Check out the nifty eye of partridge heel!|
That said, I think a bit of