So I may be a dork for getting excited over such a minor thing, but I don’t care. It’s my blog and I can geek out as much as I want. ^_^
I finished my first sock last night and I’m feeling warm and fuzzy inside for having been able to do it. Unfortunately, I chose to knit my first sock in a sort of cheap acrylic yarn so it’s not super soft – but the self striping yarn sure looks nifty. (I used Moda Dea Sassy Stripes).
Here it is flat. It looks a little lumpy. ^_^
Here’s a close up of the heel:
And here’s a couple of it in action:
I also tried making some shrinky dink stitch markers with the Say Llama logo. But, unfortunately, they didn’t turn out very well. The instructions say to print the image very faded because they’re supposed to darken in the oven. But they didn’t darken as much as I expected. Furthermore, the ink never fully dried on the plastic, so it was tough not to touch or smear the shapes by accident as I was cutting them out. But they’re so cute and small! I just may try again later on…