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Geriatric Socks
August 2013
December 7 2013
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Geriatric Socks
Time Traveler Socks by Liz Sedmak
my Father
Needles & yarn
US 00 - 1.75 mm
Lang Yarns Merino 400 lace
2.4 skeins = 523.1 yards (478.3 meters), 60 grams

my father wanted handknitted socks from very thin yarn. I was not successful in machine-knitting, therefore I looked for a handknitting pattern for very thin yarn.
Circumference is 92 sts in the round.
I take the heel for too big though my father has a high instep.

Unfortunately thin machine washable yarn is only available in colors mostly old people wear.
The yarn is great; I used it at least 20 times on the machine before I decided to knit the socks by hand.

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by Lang Yarns
100% Merino
218 yards / 25 grams
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  • Project created: December 13, 2013
  • Finished: December 13, 2013
  • Updated: December 19, 2013