Sunday, March 6, 2011

A Tale of Woe

I was underwhelmed by these socks that were being knit off a sock blank that I dyed.

I decided to frog them which is no easy task when you are working with a blank. It took a lot of acrobatic activity to get it all wound the right way.

I was left with these scary skeins. Don't worry, they were all securely tied off.

I gave them a soaking and then dipped each end in a lighter version of what I THOUGHT was the colors I had originally used. The Gun Metal that I thought made the dark spots turned blue when it was watered down so I am thinking I didn't use it in the first place. That's what I get for not writing anything down.

The blue isn't terrible, just NOT what I wanted. I wanted a pale gray dammit.

These will now become a pair of Jaywalkers since I am the only person on the planet that doesn't already own a pair.

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