(Please welcome Super Monkey to our home.)
I'm a bit nervous. I just started a pair of socks for my father and have carefully wound my Cabin Cove Yankee Ikat sock yarn into two roughly equal balls.
Yes, I used a scale that measures in increments of single grams.
The heels and toes will be in Jawol white.
My dad has size 13 feet.
Some encouragement here please?
A size zero circular needle (magic loop) is being employed because the yarn is of the thinner sock yarn variety. It is incredibly yummy feeling.
But my dad has size 13 feet.
They will be knit toe up and I am starting with the slightly lighter ball.
Did I mention that my dad has size 13 feet?
I know that I had plenty of a similar weight yarn left over when I knit socks for my husband (size 11), my brother (size 11.5) and my brother-in-law (size 12) but I am still nervous.
I'm going to a chanuckah party later, lots of knitting time while visiting with good friends -- I'll let you know how much progress I make after I finish mom's socks.
****(And any sibling reading this who feels that they or their spouse is being neglected on the sock front -- I promise, you are in queue.)