I’ve knitted the band of the sock – now I need to start on the cable pattern.
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On my third attempt I managed to cast on 48 stitches and join it into a round without twisting. Yes that’s right – my third attempt – surely I would have been disqualified if I didn’t make it on my third attempt?
I think I’ve been overly ambitious with my plan. It suddenly occurred to me that I would need to make two socks!
I finished my tension square. It works out at 8 stitches per inch, which according to my master pattern means I need to cast on 48 stitches.
This yarn seems quite tricky with which to knit; it’s very slippery and I keep putting the needle through the strand – I guess it’s meant to be a challenge.