Slowest Sock Ever

You know what takes me forever to knit? Ribbing.  All of that moving the yarn back and forth.  It really slows me down.  I haven't quite decided if 1x1 ribbing is the worst, or if that honor belongs to k1, p2 ribbing (purling is slower than knitting).  I could time it, but that is way more obsessive than I'm willing to admit to.  I have, however, found a way to make either sort of ribbing even slower.  Throw a bunch of tiny fiddly cables in there.  The more the better.  And if you can ensure that the cable pattern's repeat [...]

March 24, 2011|
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