Posted by: thewoobdog | July 14, 2012

SOCKS!!!!!

Tonight I officially completed my first pair of handknit socks!  Aaaand, they were knit in self-striping yarn and they match perfectly!!!!! Behold the wonder:

Twins!

A Perfect Pair

Centerfold

At this rate, I figure I can make about two pairs of socks a year, if I don’t do anything fancy. HAHA. I figured out that there are about 14,000 stitches in each of these socks, so 28,000 stitches in the pair. I can check off my New Year’s resolution to learn to knit socks in 2012 – and, in knitting these, I also learned to fix about four different kinds of mistakes. 😉  (Yes, that does mean I made about four different kinds of mistakes on this one pair of socks – I’ll save those adventures for another post.)

By the way, I now sympathize with the Yarn Harlot when she says it’s very hard to take pictures of your own feet.  It is.

Details:

Pattern: Basic Sock Pattern

Yarn: Debbie Macomber Petals Sock Yarn in Olympic Blueberry, knit on 2.25 mm KnitPicks Harmony Wood 5″ dpns

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Responses

  1. Great job, Kelly! These really are awesome.

    • Why, thank you! They feel like clouds on your feet. Seriously. Clouds. It’s insane.


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