The Saga Continues

I mean the sock. It just feels like a never ending saga. I don’t have a good reason why it isn’t done. Maybe it’s the fact that I’m kind of sick of knitting it.

Do you ever get that way about your projects? At this point I think knitting anything else would be exciting.

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11 Responses to The Saga Continues

  1. Scarves. Scarves almost always make me want to cry in boredom, especially the one on myneedles now — it’s pure stockinette after the beaded edge. It’s also never-ending! Bored or not, your sock looks awesome!

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  2. First, loving the sock, it looks so delicate and pretty. I have had exactly the same experience with the socks I have just finished. They took so long considering they are plain vanilla, I knitted one using new techniques, never knitted its pair so I decided to go back to my tried and tested recipe in the mistaken idea I could knock out a pair in the few days leading up to Christmas and wear them on Christmas Day. Missed that deadline, but surely I could finish before New Year. Nope! Finally made myself finish them on New Year’s Day. I don’t have any idea why they were so tortuous or why I made the number of mistakes I did with knitting them. Honestly, the number of times I dropped stitches – I never drop stitches!

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  3. salpal1 says:

    Oh my, yes! Like stitchedroots, I really don’t like knitting scarves, especially the ones you knit short rows back and forth. I do better with the sideway knitted ones. And I sometimes get bored with socks.

    When that happens, I do not let myself cast on anything bright and shiny until I finish. That prize motivates me.

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  4. Alissa Head says:

    That’s a good looking sock!

    If I am bored by a project I tend to stop knitting it, and then I rip it out. So I’m no help.

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  5. That looks like something I’d work on while waiting at the doctor’s or dentist’s for my husband.

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  6. slippedstitches says:

    It is a beautiful sock. But yes, I get sick of a project and then make the mistake of putting it down and turning to something else. I found three such projects this past week as Yarn Rascal and I went through the WIP bins. Sigh. I’d now like to finish them but don’t know what I did with the instructions nor where I put the rest of the yarns for the projects.

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  7. Is it fingering weight? I always find those projects drag on but are really satisfying when finished lol cast on another project that is quick to break up the monotony!

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  8. I feel like I get that way about every project. Socks are always worth it in the end, but they get so boring before they are done.

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  9. chrisknits says:

    Maybe it’s the color, so soft and subtle it’s putting you to sleep. Maybe a brighter yarn would keep your attention. Just remember how cozy they will be with a toe on them. Not as warm as is!

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  10. Your sock is looking great, but yes – I definitely have been where you are at! It isn’t really even anything to do with the project. It’s just the time it takes for whatever reason 🙂 Hang in there! It will be finished soon, and then you will have some great socks at the end of it!

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  11. AJ says:

    I think I get that way about every project. It’s usually just before I turn the corner to being close to done.

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