Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Don't Step On My Blue Suede Sock!!
















I bring you.....(drum roll please)......DH blue sock.....created by MOI on CIRCULAR needles!!

Yippee!! My FIRST circular needle sock!! (DH was so tickled he asked could he put in a rush order for the mate)! LOL!!! I have got to work on my finishing off technique but other than that I am SOOOOO loving these circs!!!! I just don't see me ever making another sock with DPN unless there is some catastrophe and that is my only option.

I was recently diagnosed with osteoarthritis in my hands....specifically the fingers that I use the most for knitting and it really bummed me out!!! I have to admit that working with the circulars was not bad AT ALL on my hands!! When using the DPN my hands would hurt and still be sore the next day but I have not had any of these problems using the circular needles.....guess it has something to do with the way I had to hold the DPN......not sure the reason but as long as I can keep knitting and it not hurt I am all over it!!!! (Thank you Tonni so much for teaching me to make socks on circulars!!!)

10 comments:

tonni said...

CONGRATS!!!! They look so good! I'm so happy you could follow my instructions :)

Tell hubby he makes a good foot model.

Doogle Knits said...

You're the coolest! Awesome sock. Don't make him wait as long as Mr. Green did to find a mate.

Karen said...

Woo hoo! It's beautiful! And I'm glad you found a way to make socks that is perfect for you. :)

grace said...

Oh, the sock looks FABULOUS! I'm so sorry about your hands, but maybe the circular knitting will help with that! :)

paula said...

Nice sock! DPNs hurt my hands too, which is why I have so many circs!

wendy g said...

Your sock looks great! Glad knitting with circs is better on your hands.

Sydney said...

That's a nice looking sock! I'm sorry to hear about the arthritis but I'm glad you found a technique that works for you.

Diane said...

Beautiful! I'm so glad that the circulars are working out for you. What a shame if you had to limit your knitting.

My hubby does the same thing; I make one sock and he wants another one to make a pair. What greedy guys!

Becky in FL said...

The sock looks grand girl! Tonni is a good teacher i see!

Yarngirl said...

Great sock! And my MIL has very arthritic hands and said the more she uses them, the less the hurt and stiffen up - if that makes any sense? In any case, I hope they don't give you too much trouble.