Toni, on the other hand, is creating some beautiful bits of lace, and you can read about her misadventures on her blog.
I finished the right front. Yes, I messed up the pattern a bit but I convinced myself I can live with it, so it's staying. I misread the pattern and made the attached collar a bit too narrow (5 stitches' worth), but I couldn't see myself ripping back to the arm hole and re-knitting the front and collar with that bloody chevron pattern again. You're think it would be simple enough, right? Only Knit and Purl stitches to worry about. Not a chance. It seems that I'm fixing mistakes from the row before almost at every turn. Sigh. Apparently years of knitting experience are not enough to help in pattern execution. Now I have to pay attention to make the same
I posted a picture of the prize package on Facebook, a sock pattern book and sock yarn.
BTW, does anyone have any suggestions on how I can fix my inability to post photos on here?? Help?