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Project info
Twinkle Toes
0-865 Christmas socks in Karisma by DROPS design
Knitting
a cold Winter's day
9 1/2" foot length size
Needle and yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
Garnstudio DROPS Karisma Superwash
218 yards in stash
9073
Red
Nordic Mart in San Luis Obispo, California
May 12, 2014
Garnstudio DROPS Karisma Superwash
109 yards in stash
8417
White
Nordic Mart in San Luis Obispo, California
May 12, 2014
Garnstudio DROPS Karisma Superwash
109 yards in stash
9550
Gray
Nordic Mart in San Luis Obispo, California
May 12, 2014
Notes

With the US4 needles, the stranded colorwork part was the right size, but the rest of the sock was way too big. Decreased an extra 4 sts after the colorwork. This will be fine for house socks, but still slightly bigger than I’d like. Would use smaller needles next time for everything but the stranded parts (and switch to the smaller needles for the plain rows in the colorwork section as well!). Or, use the same needles but use the pattern numbers for the 8” foot size (largest child size), but go up a needle size for the stranded parts.

My gauge was way off - on the US4 stockinette sections, it was 21.5 st and 30 r over 4”.

Cast on 56
worked rib for 11 r
decr to 52
After colorwork, decreased to 44 and followed pattern for the 8” sock
worked 12 r before starting heel
worked 15 heel rows
55 rows from heel to start of toe decreases (7”)

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Finished
May 27 2014
August 5 2014
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About this yarn
DROPS Karisma Superwash
by Garnstudio
DK / 8 ply
100% Wool
109 yards / 50 grams
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  • Originally queued: May 6, 2014
  • Project created: May 27, 2014
  • Updated: August 7, 2014