Monthly Archives: November 2014

What happens if you decrease the toe of a sock while watching international rugby at ridiculous o’clock on a Saturday morning…


… is you do all the toe decreases before noticing you dropped a stitch, oh, 20 rounds ago. Of course.

Apparently my stepmother can pop frogged stitches back on a needle, no problemo. I have yet to see this but I have no reason to doubt it. I, on the other hand, basically can’t do it. Once I’ve frogged, I’m going all the way back to the start baby. Except hell no, I was at damn TOE, no way was I starting that Sock all over. Nuh-uh.
So, with a multitude of needles, cable & dpn, and a crochet hook gripped between my teeth, I put those stitches back. Oh yes, I did.
It took me half an hour & I still don’t know why I had an odd number of stitches in the end and I’ve pretty much guessed where I am in the decrease repeat but that toe is happening. Right now. While I watch highlights of the England v New Zealand game…