Sock Yarn & Hand Knit Socks

I have a lot of sock yarn.
A LOT.
I have sock yarn in stripes, in shades, in solid colors.
I have Gradience sock yarn, small skeins whose colors evolve and change.
I have soft sock yarn and scratchy sock yarn.
Sock yarn I bought because the profits were for a worthy cause.
Sock yarn that captivated me while on vacation.
Sock yarn I received as a gift.
Sock yarn I bought as a gift but couldn’t part with.
Expensive sock yarn made from unusual fibers.
Cheaper sock yarn made from basic Model A sheep’s wool.

I own no fewer than ten books of instruction
about how to knit socks.
I have, in addition to all the patterns in all those books,
dozens of patterns that I’ve downloaded, printed, and
placed behind the “Socks” tab in a binder.

What I don’t have is a single pair of hand-knit socks!
I’ve never even worn a pair of hand-knit socks.

I do have one pair of half-knit socks,
that I started about two years ago, for my daughter.

What’s up with this??

2 responses to “Sock Yarn & Hand Knit Socks

  1. Oh! You must knit socks! I don’t knit ENOUGH socks, I have only three pairs, but ,oh do I love them! I joined a KAL for a sock a month , but I fell off the wagon in March…

    • Okay, I will! Today I gave myself permission to NOT finish the unfinished navy blue pair I started 2 years ago. I was thinking of you today, looking at the lovely yarn you sent me, and the patterns!

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