Last night I was up until 2 AM trying to get the hang of this knitting stuff. My Mom lent me a sock pattern book and told me to try the hiking socks first, because I could learn the technique with larger needles and worsted weight yarn.

Well after at least a dozen starts, (rip it, rip it, rip it), I think I’ve finally gotten the hang of how this works. So it only took me slightly less than 20 hours and 2 full length movies to knit approximately 1 inch of the ribbing with only 5 more inches before I start the heel of the sock.


I’m using Vanna’s Choice in Purple, and the pattern is the Hiking Socks from the Patons Pull Up Your Socks booklet.

Oh and I’ve been teaching myself the Stockinette Stitch. Below is my sample piece.