I have been working slowly and steadily at the other sock. It is coming along great I think! This time I am using the right technique and it is not backwords nor inside out! Yay me! LOL
Yeah, I have a few booboos in it but regardless it is much better than the first one. So far, the seams are not showing, except a little bit on the one between the first and third needle...for some reason I can't seem to get that one pulled quite tight enough, even though I pull it really tight! Guess it is something that I will have to work at.
Right now I am working on the heel flap and that seems to be going good. I just have about 1 - 1 1/2 inches left for it and then can move on. I'm excited to see how this one turns out, as I think it will be much better, considering I am doing it right this time.
I bought some more yarn today (gasp!!). It's sock yarn, Patons Kroy Socks (75% washable wool, 25% nylon..I think it was nylon). I had gone to Michaels yesterday to see if they had any of the Patons Sox or Lion Brand Magic Strip, but they didn't. One of the ladies working directed me to another store in a village about a half hour away from here, saying they had the Kroy Socks yarn (which in all honesty I had never heard of). So, I went and found it today. Unfortunately they didn't have an overly large selection of colours to choose from though. It turns out one of the girls I know from school works there and so I talked to her and she told me that it sells out pretty fast. The other lady that was working said that they are about one of the only stores around here that sells this yarn, and was surprised that someone from Michaels actually sent me there.
Some of this yarn is the striping kind, and I'm anxious to try it and see how it looks. I have to make some blue socks for my 2 1/2 year old nephew first, because I told him that when I get good at making socks I'll make him some...he tells me everyday he wants blue ones. I'll ask him (or he even just volunteers the information on his own) "What did I tell you I'd make for you?" and his respons is to stick his foot up, showing his socks and say "blue". So, I guess I'd better get those done before I try the striped ones, or any other colour for that matter!
It's late, but I'm not very tired, so I think I will go back and work on my sock a little more before bed...at least try to get the heel flap done (which shouldn't be a problem) before I head off to bed.