I just joined your KAL, which is a good thing, because I cast on my first Firestarters last weekend. What a fun sock pattern and a lot of first for me.
These are my first toe up socks. I found the toe to be very interesting. I just had to tell myself to follow the directions, whatever they say (one of my knitting commandments). And it all worked out. I got about half way through the short rows when I figured out how it worked. I always wondered how those Kmart socks always had the seam on the top of the toes.
These are also the first time doing cables without a cable needle. When I think about all that time wasted on the Koolhaas using a cable needle. I am so ready to face the world now. Well, here it is. My beginnings of a Firestarter. I'm using Conjoined Creations Flat Feet, (also a first time use). I picked this pattern for the stitch count. I liked the way the colors looked on 60 stitches. The cables are showing up much nicer then the picture gives them credit for.
Thanks ya'll for letting me stop by. I've had so much fun looking at all the beautiful socks and yarn choices. Looking forward to seeing more and sharing mine.
You can check me out on my blog. Or on Ravelry: FreeRangeChick. --Krissy