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"Fabulous" Socks
January 26 2014
March 28 2014
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"Fabulous" Socks
David's Toe-Up Sock Cookbook by David Schulz
Fab Max
men's 9-1/2 (EU 43)
Needles & yarn
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
The Wool Box Brogna
547 yards in stash
1 skein = 273.4 yards (250.0 meters), 100 grams
The Wool Box
January 22, 2014

Finally turning the heel on the first sock. It took me a bit to figure out how the shaping worked but now that I’ve got it I like it! At first I was worried that the gusset would make the circumference too loose around the arch but it snugged right up as I made the heel. Onwards and upwards!

Thought I would get in some practice on learning how to do a fitted-gusset heel on a toe-up sock. I have a friend who has done a great many favors for me and should have something nice in return. So, I thought: time to spread the joy of handmade socks by making them for someone who’s not a relative :). This yarn is gorgeous - I love the subtle texture! If these socks come out well I may order more and make a sweater.

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by The Wool Box
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250 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: July 31, 2013
  • Updated: March 28, 2014
  • Progress updates: 6 updates