Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Waffle Rib Instead

The intended zigzag rib that I mentioned in my previous entry, was far too complicated.  The pattern had a repeat of 20 rounds!  And I thought the wiggly bubble texture was a challenge!  

I don't need any more mind benders with the reasons for 4-H judging classes needing my attention. The waffle rib is easy and brainless.  The version I came up with that works for this weight yarn is for multiples of 3; knit 2, purl 1 for four rounds, then purl the 5th round.  Repeat the 5 rounds.  The stretch is enough to work through the leg portion of the sock.  I need the give if I make my socks the standard 7 inches.

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