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April 30 2010
August 10 2010
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Donna's Peter socks
Peter's Socks by Nancy Bush
ME! (unless I screw up)
hopefully the size of my feet
Needles & yarn
US 2 - 2.75 mm
Cherry Tree Hill Yarn Supersock DK Select
1 skein = 360.0 yards (329.2 meters), 113 grams
INUA Wool Shoppe in Fairbanks, Alaska
April 28, 2010

I couldn’t find the yarn mentioned in the pattern here in town so I have been trying out different yarns. Most of the types I tried were either two small or they split so much I wanted to hurl it across the room. I went to INUA and picked this yarn out of the types they recommended and I’m loving it. I also bought some birch Brittany dpn’s. The packaging for the needles makes a really nice bookmark also :O)

I plan on making crew socks.

DAY 2 - I repeated the ribbing section with line of purl twice and decided to go on to the heel.

okay, I have now rounded the heel and am working the foot. Things got a little hairy while working on the heel but now things are going fast and easy. Thanks Monica for your help. I discovered the Brittany needles weren’t so great. Maybe it’s just me being new at making socks but the birch needles seemed really springy in my hands and I was worried about breaking them. I wished I had used metal needles while I was working on the heel. Anyway, two of them broke on me while knitting and dropped some stitches to make things especially frustrating for me. I replaced them with bamboo clover needles and they are so much sturdier.

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April 30 2010
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by Cherry Tree Hill Yarn
100% Merino
360 yards / 113 grams
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  • Project created: April 23, 2010
  • Finished: April 11, 2011
  • Updated: February 16, 2013
  • Progress updates: 3 updates