The weird thing is, I finally had this beautiful sock yarn. I had picked the pattern (Alderney Socks from Spring 2014 Interweave Knits) I wanted to use it for. But I couldn't cast on! I felt so bad about abandoning the sweater. So I did what any normal knitter would do. I set it on the end table next to my knitting seat and looked at it while I begrudgingly knit the
Well I knit like crazy. And looked at the sock yarn. Then, in a moment of weakness, I decided since the baby was at daycare (Yay February Vacation!) I had to wind it now, because Harrison loves to mess with the swift. So I wound that lovely ball.
And I think it was more beautiful than before. Oh no. I couldn't help myself. So now the sweaters on the end table and I could care less. The pattern is coming along nicely. And I am forcing myself to follow the directions. Sometimes, I think I know better than the designer and decide to change things... then I get into trouble when I have to make a duplicate. I am not straying a stitch from this pattern. I cannot wait to wear these!