Caught up!

Between yesterday evening and tonight, I was able to recoup what I had to frog yesterday on my Pole Dance socks.
Compared to this:

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This looks much better :

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I really kind of freaked out when I tried on the mistake version and found that it was too tight and didn’t swirl nicely… Such a relief to have it corrected ! I ‘ll get both set up to knit the toes, then wait til Tuesday knit night to have a toe- off with the friend with whom I’m in friendly competition!

Unprecedented progress/it’s all her fault!

Confession: I have something of a competitive nature, and a friend who is also knitting the Pole Dance socks in our current KAL has been making great progress with hers. Each time I see her latest WIP photo, I’ve been motivated to keep at my socks. I don’t want to get too far behind!!!

Therefore, while yesterday I was merely here:

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As of 10:10 this evening I’m here:

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And this includes a setback in which I had to frog the entire blue section and redo it. (I was forgetting my ssks at the beginning of the RS rows!).

Now it’ll be put on a holder until the second sock looks similar (but with different color sequence- I’ve decided to let them be fraternal).

I happen to know that my knitting friend attended a baseball game tonight, and it may even have been too cold to knit, so maybe I’ve caught up? Or will she read this and go to turbo mode, leaving me in the dust? :0

Sock update

My wild and crazy Pole Dance socks are coming along! This evening I finished the first section and picked up stitches to start color #2.
Does this look like a sock?

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How about now?

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After a few rows of color #2, it’s starting to resemble a sock.

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Now that I’m filling in the sock, it’s pretty fun! I think it also helps that I had to switch to knitting one sock at a time. Progress appears faster this way.

Other FOs from this pattern are more high-contrast, but I think these are crazy enough for me!