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After getting back from Stitches West 2010, and finishing Steggie, I decided that I needed to get caught up on the Spring Thaw Socks that have been on the needles for a year (yikes!).
Looking back, I finished the first sock but stalled out on the second. After picking it up again, I am well on my way to finishing these up.
I have noticed a glitch in the pattern though, hence this interim blog post. On the second sock (the left one if you are knitting pattern), the pattern has the second series of leaf repeats start in the same place as the first sock above the heel flap. From what I can tell this causes the two series of leaves to be really close together on the leg of the sock. It also prevents the two socks from being mirror-images of each other.
I have ripped back on the second sock to the top of the heel flap in order to put the second series of leaf repeats on the other side of the heel. Here is what it looks like, with just one row of the second series completed.
I am hoping this will work out better. In a nutshell, on the left sock I am starting the leaves that start above the heel on the right hand side of the heel, whereas on the right sock the leaves above the heel start on the left hand side of the heel. Clear as mud?
Hopefully I will have these done soon.