socks

vanilla candy corn
Finished | Knitting

vanilla candy corn

start mid-October for travel socks! yarn from Angel. CO 14 JMCO, increase every other round to 32, knit 5 rows even and increase one more time to get 34. somewhere gain an extra stitch for 35 😀 knit to 7.5” total foot length. 2 rows before heel, increase to 37 on sole, then one row…

catch the happy snowman!
Finished | Knitting

catch the happy snowman!

adapted slightly for the side patterning and the center of the pattern to be stockinette rather than seed stitch for ease of knitting. and used Fish Lip Kiss Heel instead of pattern heel. Wound the yarn by hand because my swift/ball winder were having problems. The looseness of hand winding really caused problems with pulling…

springsocks
Finished | Knitting

springsocks

started for knitting during my 20th HS reunion. set aside for other obligation knitting during May. Submitting for the Whatcha Swatchin podcast Oldest Anything KAL because it was my oldest Socks that Rock in my stash from my very first visit to OFFF. Submitting along with my other Zombie Knitpocalypse entries since the heel is…

angel kiss heels
Finished | Knitting

angel kiss heels

with leftover aangel yarn. Cast on to knit on the yarn crawl at the end of February. Increased to 68 st instead of my previous standard of 72 since my feet are smaller. Used the heel from the FLKH but not the cardboard template. Knit till the socks were at my ankle bone and started…

dubsteps
Finished | Knitting

dubsteps

use vesper, but get smaller needles since it’s 100% merino, no nylon. reinforcing center of bottom of the sole with slip stitch ala eye of partridge. with super tight gauge, came up with a larger stitch count than the large size to get the right diameter for my feet. this slowed me down but will…

monkey caught a bee
Finished | Knitting

monkey caught a bee

Knit.Sock.Love was a gift from MSkiKnits. Adapting for Toe-up, with a few extra stitches on the sole to make it slightly bigger than the small size. 9st/inch. The toe-up options of Los Manos Loco (with no purls) and the Toe-up Monkey Socks by Zvenhy Levy (with many adjustments) are helpful for people wanting to do…

CA on my mind
Frogged | Knitting

CA on my mind

this may finally be the pattern for this weirdly striped Opal. very deep stash! a little scratchy, hoping for workhorse socks. adjusting to do toe-up version, still need to pick a heel, maybe the fleegle heel like my froot loops? February, 2012: needle broke, replaced with a square kollage with a floppy cable and it…