I found this book at JoAnn's
and thought that the instructions looked like something even I could follow.
So, acting like I knew what I doing, I started knitting. I got some stitches cast on and then knit for little while. I picked a random pattern and just started moving.
I was not unhappy with my progress, and I really kind of liked the yarn. Even though it was just some stuff that I got from JoAnns. Stuff that if I never finished knitting the socks I wouldn't be that upset about buying - because it fairly
(Please ignore any stray leg hair that you might come across in this picture)
And then, AND THEN! I realized something. The wonderful author of this book was going to walk me through, yes, I said walk me through, the knitting of an actual sock(!). How did I miss that (when I looked through the book at least 5 times before actually starting to knit)? Who the heck knows. So, I did what all beginning knitters should do when someone offers to walk. them. through. the knitting of an actual sock. I ripped out everything that I had previously knitted.
So now, I'm ready to start all over again.
And I think it's just in time. Because I'm going to see Twilight. This afternoon. On opening day. And I'm pretty sure that I'll have time, while waiting in line to get into the theater, to get a little something going on my next try at getting me some socks knitted.