Last night I finished my first sock! Since I have big feet (women's size 10) I made the sock about 1/ 1/2 inches longer in the foot. I like how they fit although I think they are a tad too wide for my foot. I think they will be perfect for my duck shoes as my feet are always cold when I wear them. Hopefully the snow will hold off until I finish my second sock and then it can snow, so I can try them out!
They look so huge in the pictures. They probably would fit the Jolly Green Giant better. I'll have to work on perfecting the sizing on my next pair. I do think this was a good pattern to try first. Doesn't the foot part look huge in this picture? Even though it is probably too big for me, I love it....feels very comfortable on and after all it's my first sock!
Today I took Sensational Knitted Socks by Charlene Schurch out from the library.
Hopefully this book may give me the help I need to perfect my sock knitting. There is tons of pictures, information and techniques, as well as patterns. Maybe this is another book I should add to my knitting library?
Happy Knitting :)