I was looking at my project page on Ravelry the other day and was shocked to see that I am only on my 3rd pair of socks for 2010. I knew my sock production was down but I didn’t realize it was that far down! And honestly, I have no explanation as to why I haven’t been knitting socks.
Margene calls it sock mojo and I think mine left for a while there. And I think it started when I got pneumonia. I don’t know why pneumonia and sock mojo are not mutually compatible – you’d think they would be – but there you have it.
The great news is that my sock mojo appears to have returned. And the funny thing is that it has returned at a time when you would think it would have fled.
You see, I had a major set back last week on this current pair of socks. I was knitting and knitting and ignoring that little voice in my head telling me they looked awfully small. I didn’t listen, and I plowed forward until I finally had Hannah try on the first finished sock last Saturday – only to find that she could barely get them over her instep.
Now you would think that this would discourage me from sock knitting even further but the opposite happened. I ripped them out and restarted right then and there and here I am, only a few days later, with an almost completed sock.
I am on fire with the sock knitting.
Welcome back, sock mojo. We’ve got some catching up to do.