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Thursday, July 30, 2009

Toe-Up Recasted

In my years of knitting and crocheting one thing has become very clear, patience. If you have no patience you will drive yourself insane and will not get the results that you want. You also need perseverance and understanding on the craft. This applies to any craft that you are trying to master. I say only through the learning process of experience you learn through trial and error, or sometimes just trials and trials. I started this project on US 2 or 3mm and I was about 3 inches enough to try them on and have a feel. I found they were too big and I decided to try smaller needles. The difference is amazing. One thing is for sure I got the Magic Cast on down to a science by now. lol!
More to the point the stitch definition is better and the fit is definitely what I was looking for. SO one lesson that I have learned is to know that you may have to change needles or even material. This yarn is a combination of bamboo with merino and nylon, it was a gift. It is actually knitting prettier than I thought. Well enough for today, I just wanted to let you know that maybe they may be done before the weekend is over , maybe not. This is a very daring task for me. I will be making a sock in a different technique and even if I have specific instructions , following them is a different story, nonetheless I am here to share the experience with you. Thanks for stopping by!

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