|My favorite part of the sock--and the most fun to knit. It could be rolled|
down if one wanted to put several rows of garter stitch before beginning the
It was not supposed to be as hard as I have made it, but that's how I seem to do everything, so maybe the process cannot be helped. And hopefully the work is paying off.
I have a few preview pictures of the first completed sock, so any feedback will be helpful.
This toe-up pattern consists of a front and back matching pattern with a ribbed separation between the F/B pattern and the sides, which are zigzags.
The crowning piece of this sock is the top, meant to resemble a castle turret, not unlike one that may be found at Howwart's. It is knitted continously with the leg of the sock at the end.
There will be a few charts for this sock. Here is one rough draft:
If you can figure this out, go ahead and knit away. I won't chase you : ) The complete pattern will be out as soon as possible on Ravelry, along with a pdf for the Fountains of Portland pattern. (No, I haven't forgotten that one)
As for my "We're Still Wild About Harry" sock, here are a few pics of the roughly finished product.
|Lightning Bolt motif runs down the front |
and back of the sock