Despite living on the Gulf, winter this year
descended upon us with rude arctic blasts that leave me and everyone else shivering.
Socks are something I’ve had to add to my wardrobe, replacing the ubiquitous
flip-flops worn here on Emerald Coast.
Flush with the success of finally conquering
sock knitting last year without wonky toes or heels in the wrong place and
other assorted mis-knits, I’ve decided to knit one pair of socks each month in
2014 and have already stashed a year’s worth of sock yarn to help me achieve my
January 2014’s socks were made using a simple
pattern found in Getting Started Knitting Socks (Getting Started series). February’s socks are already on the needles. Preparing
for the possible return of such winter misbehavior next year by knitting socks seems
like a good plan to me.