My first sock is complete. The hardest part of the whole process was understanding the pattern for these Quick and Easy Lounge Socks. As a beginner, if you choose to use this pattern beware of errors in it. One error I found and reported to the designer Liat Gat has been kindly corrected. However, as I went further into the pattern there were other ambiguities. Luckily, my mom was up to my place for a couple days. Being an expert sock knitter, she was able to guide me through the rough spots.
However, I was on my own for the toe grafting! But look ma, one amazing Kitchener stitched toe from an absolute beginner thanks to the great tutorial at TECHknitting.
TECHknitting shows you how to graft the toe using a knitting needle instead of a tapestry needle. First, I tried the tapestry needle using using another well done tutorial at AC Engineered Knits. But, the result was a loose seam. Using the knitting needle easily gave a weave size the same as the sock's stitches.
One down, one to go!
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