Does anyone else’s washing machine or clothes dryer eat socks (only one of the pair of course)? Where do they go? The last sock I was missing was a hand knitted sock which caused me great sadness. The next time I did laundry I began to think – sometimes items get caught on a teeny, tiny nail at the bottom of our laundry shoot. Sure enough, I looked up with anticipation and there it was dangling, waiting to be rescued. My once lost sock was now reunited with it’s mate.
I recently had another item missing which caused me even more distress than the loss of my sock. I had lost my SOCK knitting instruction book. I purchased this book back about 7 years ago when I started the hand knitting sock craze and I am constantly referring to it if not actually knitting a pair from one of it’s patterns. Oh so sad…really…really sad. I looked for it for over three months. I figured I must have left it in a hotel room, a coffee shop, maybe it fell out of my bag somewhere.
The day I had decided to buy the book again, I was grabbing something off the bookshelf and there it was. Yes, I looked there before – more than once! I found it wedged between two 3-ring binders. Yay! The Lost is Found! I know there are several other Sock books out there but this one had all my notes, markings and comments. It’s like a well used cookbook except it is the patterns that are tried and tested and made multiple times.
What have you been missing lately?