apparently not touching hand to needles for the better part of last week is enough to make second socks fancy and exciting. i should keep this in mind for future reference--second socks often need all the help they can get.
since there are still-warm chocolate chip cookies in my imminent future, i'll make this quick.
this is Snagglin' sock no. 2. these short row heels are never going to get old...and look how much better it looks than the one is the previous post!
the second Queen of Cups sock grew considerably today; the last time it was documented (and touched) it was barely more than a wide cuff. here it is now:
after all these short row heels the heel flap was considerably less painful than i thought it would be. i'm currently mired in the middle of the gusset decreases but those should go quickly. the goal is to have this critter polished off sometime this weekend (let's see if it actually happens.)