My resolution for 2014 is simple: knit more socks.

There’s something so deliciously satisfying about them. The cuff is pure meditation, and you can meditate for as long or as short as you’d like. Or maybe you’d rather not meditate, you’d rather move from Savasana to Vinyasa, well then you can do some sort of lace or cable and make it as complicated as you want. Then you get to the heel, which involves short rows and gussets and picking up stitches. You have to pay attention, but it’s fun and you make this lovely little curve. Then again, meditation as you knit the foot and toe.

Turning the Heel

You can also embellish them in all sorts of ridiculous ways, which makes it even more fun.