I am such a whiner

February 1, 2008

I made great progress on the present socks. All done. Back to knitting for me. I decided to stop by the local yarn shop–there is one. As in only one. If you want to drive for a little over an hour, there are two. If you want to drive for a couple of hours, you can find several. But here, in our Valley there is one.

They don’t carry a huge selection of sock yarn. I think I have more than they do. But, I wanted to support them, so I stopped by and on a whim, purchased some Kroy self-patterning sock yarn. I figured it would go quick. I’ld get a pair of socks whipped out in no time.

UHHHGG. Why am I whining? The pattern is cute enough, the knitting goes fast enough, but man is it boring. All stockinette. And the yarn feels chunky to me. I don’t like this recommended needle size 3 stuff. And it’s scratchy. And I just don’t like working on them. UHHGG. UHHHGG. UHHHHHGG.

Here they are:
Kroy self patterning yarn

What do you think? Am I just a big baby or what?

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