I completed the TGIS Day socks by Rose Hiver Designs and I couldn’t be happier. They really turned out better than I ever dreamed they would. Jumping into a mystery KAL isn’t always easy. It’s a lot like a blind date. I’ve been burned before. That black blob is still sitting in my UFO pile where it is destined to spend eternity. The Bláthnat socks are likely to join that stole. Mystery knitting takes faith and a willingness to quit at any moment if you aren’t happy. While I have the faith, the quitting is hard for me. I commit to a project the way one commits to a relationship. I know things aren’t going to be perfect. I know there is a lot of work and that until the end the work has to be done. Giving up isn’t easy. But sometimes a relationship comes along that is a challenge at the beginning and has rocky parts that have to be overcome but eventually it falls into a lovely rhythm. A point is reached where you know in your heart that this is forever. My TGIS Day socks will likely be the socks I pull first from the clean sock pile to wear. The Malabrigo yarn is soft. The color, Ravelry Red, is very pleasing when one is showing a bit of sock. I am proud of the work I put into these socks. They are totally worth it.
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