Monday, June 7, 2010

FO – Retro Rib Socks

Whew!  I’m not sure why this pair took me so long to finish, but finish I finally did.  These were started waaayyyy back on April 4.  All done and they will have to go into a drawer to wait until next fall to wear.  The toasty wool/mohair blend means they are far too warm to wear now.IMG_6304I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I like this fiber blend in Mountain Colors Bearfoot yarn.  It is a joy to work with.

I ran into a few knots in this skein.  None were big huge knots – just a knot in one of the plies – but they were enough to make me cut the yarn and start over.  A little irritating but worth it in the end.

I modified the pattern slightly to center the pattern on the foot better – details here.

This pattern is in Favorite Socks.  I just realized that I may have knit more socks from this book than any other:

  • Retro Rib Socks
  • Uptown Boot Socks – twice
  • Merino Lace Socks
  • Padded Footlets – twice
  • Mock Wave Cable Socks
  • Undulating Rib Socks - twice
uptown boot socks Mother Outlaw Socks Pink sparkly socks Padded Footlets Inverse Unpadded Footlets Mock Cable Wave Socks Undulating Rib Socks Undulating Rib Socks in Spring Tickle

What’s next on the home needles?  Not sure yet.  Stay tuned.

1 comment:

Steven said...

Love seeing all the pictures of all the socks together. So beautiful -- and good photos, too. I'd kind of forgotten about those acid-y green ones. I really like that pattern.

I may have mentioned this in a Flickr comment, but that Bearfoot yarn (was the color "chokecherry"?) is goregeous