A Shakespearean Dilemma

Everybody in the knitblogosphere seems to be working on either Monkeys or Jaywalkers. Chasing Bunny has got a picture of the Jaywalkers she is working on. She happens to be doing these socks in the same yarn and colorway that I am knitting my Monkeys in and now I am faced with a dilemma. My sock is on a time out (again) because I screwed up (again) one pattern repeat before starting the toe shaping and I need to rip back two rows. That’s fine, I can do that. But Noodleknit’s Jaywalkers are just. so. beautiful. I think I must have sock envy because I really really want to rip back the Monkeys entirely and knit the Jaywalkers. To Rip or not to Rip? That is the question.

3 thoughts on “A Shakespearean Dilemma

  1. Thank you! You know what? After casting off the first Jaywalker I weighed the remaining yarn- I still had 70 gms!! Check your yarn, you may have enough for a pair of Jaywalkers without ripping the Monkey!

  2. LOL Jen. I can’t help you with that one. I’m about to rip out a sock I just finished from the toe up. I hate the way the heel fits. Sigh. Although, getting two pairs of socks for the price of one (as suggested by Peggy) would be pretty cool..

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