|Passaped Spring Forward Socks|
I have wanted to make Spring Forward socks for the longest time. And I decided that I want to make them on the Passap machine as an experiment to see how difficult is really is.
|Spring Forward lace sock one done|
|Tools of the trade, row counts on kindle|
I also needed the yellow prongs and my favourite, most used tool, red hooky.
|At a colour join. Put it through the feeder and hold it on the join,|
then cast on, both socks will be the same
|I chose one of my new eyelets with the metal tip|
I made sure I was using one of my new eyelets with the metal tip, I have two of them. I didn't want another broken tip.
|I used pushers to identify the transfers|
I used the pushers to mark the correct pattern.
I put the two parts of the chart - where the ssk/2tog fall - both those pushers are put back in the rails, so all I had to do was nudge up the two pushers next to them, which made it easy to see where the two needles were. I don't have a better way to describe it, but it was very quick and easy.
I also put the pusher back into the rails that corresponded to the single stitch between the two yos. So I was able to check that I had been following the chart correctly.
|there is no way to check|
There is no way to check how the pattern is forming on a Passap, whether I had it correct, so after I did one complete pattern, I took it off on deckers to check it.
If I dropped a stitch and couldn't pick it up straight away, it was quicker to take it off, fix it and put it back. This was mainly on the first half of the first sock. I took more care from then on.
|Take off on deckers to check the pattern|
And here it is under the machine - I thought it was an interesting picture! sorry!
And they are finished:
|And here they are, all finished|
|My old eyelets are on the left. The plastic around the tip breaks|