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Zack's birthday socks
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March 5 2015
April 5 2015
Project info
Zack's birthday socks
Time Traveler Socks by Liz Sedmak
Knitting
Zack
Large
Needles & yarn
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock Multi
215 yards in stash
2 skeins = 430.0 yards (393.2 meters), 114 grams
9634
Blue-green
Hanks Yarn and Fiber
Notes

This yarn has tried to be socks twice before. Hopefully third time is the charm! DH doesn’t get many pairs of socks because knitting big socks takes forever and then there is a second sock!

I cast on 24 stitches on size 0 needles. I am doing the size large. DH’s feet are 11 1/4” long and have a 10” circumference.

3/6/15-Knit all the way to end of the toe increases. Realized it looked much too small. Realized that the knitting was much tighter than the swatch in the round. Getting 12 sts/in instead of 9. Considered just increasing up to the largest size, but decided that I wouldn’t be happy with the very pointy toe. Frogged back and recast on with larger needles. This yarn just might be cursed!

3/24/15-Finished the first sock. I did a 1x1 twisted rib, and I used Jeny’s surprisingly stretchy bind off.

3/26/15- Started second sock. The striping is very different! I like it so much better.

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by Lorna's Laces
Fingering
80% Wool, 20% Nylon
435 yards / 100 grams
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  • Originally queued: March 5, 2015
  • Project created: March 5, 2015
  • Finished: April 5, 2015
  • Updated: April 19, 2015
  • Progress updates: 2 updates