Before I let you in on my little mistake, let me show you the wonder of my second pair of socks...
I have to say, I am proud of them, and they are knitted in my beloved Koigu KPPPM, so that makes me love them even more.
Now, let me explain the pose in the first 2 pictures. As you know, I was knitting these bastards a while. They've been to France and back twice, let's face it. In the long hours, knitting away, I would daydream, yea ok, some of the stuff you won't want to know....but one of the things I day dreamed about was, what would be the best pose to show there socks off to their best advantage.
Of course! Laying on my back in the garden with my legs waving about in the air!! You'll be pleased to know, I was wearing underwear at the time.
I just thought they'd look good near some real leaves.
Oh yes, my mistakes......well, I was finishing these off last night and the pattern says
"when 7 and a half repeats have been completed, start toe decreasing"
Well, as you can see, it's a bit difficult to know, especially late at night, where this bloody repeat starts and where it bloody finishes.
Anyway, I did 8 and a half by accident.
I did debate whether anyone would notice.
I did debate whether I knew anyone who had one foot 3 inches longer than the other.
I did unpick the one repeat.
Imagine my joy when I picked up the right number having undone it.
Imagine my horror when I realised that the rib on the top of one sock isn't the same as the rib on the other sock.
It's bloody inside out.
Oh well, individual I say.
I have given them to my daughter. She has always liked them and I think she'll appreciate them and the hours that have been invested in them.