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My very own socks
February 2 2013
February 23 2014
Project info
My very own socks
Hello Sunshine by Janet Rehfeldt
Medium (2nd size/1st size inside parenthesis)
Hooks & yarn
3.5 mm (E)
3.25 mm (D)
Regia Design Line Hand-dye Effect by Kaffe Fassett
349 yards in stash
October 1, 2012

My project for the Sock KCAL in Surmount the Stash.

Still narrowing down the pattern choice, but I have managed to pick the yarn.

Updated 2/2: After a month of planning, I finished up my gauge swatch tonight and picked a pattern.

Updated 2/3: It’s very hard to accurately photograph this yarn. The gauge swatch picture (above the yarn skein) seems to show the variations the best. For the cuff, I decided to use sc instead of sl st. The yarn is splitty and it was hard to get the sl sts going; also, I need the cuffs looser than most. I also plan to shorten the leg a bit from the pattern.

Updated 2/10: I decided to make the socks together so they are pretty similar. Right now I have both cuffs done and on one of the socks, I’ve started the leg. The stitch pattern is such that you work it on the wrong side and then turn it inside out, so there’s not much to look at in my latest picture.

Updated 2/23: No pictures of my progress yet, but I have cuffs and legs on both socks and one heel flap. I decided to shorten the leg to 4” instead of 5”.

Updated 2/23/2014: I guess it’s proven that I just don’t enjoy making handmade socks, though I love wearing them. I frogged these today as part of the Ravellenic Games. (Funny, in the last games, I started a pair of knit socks which were later unwound.) These were a bear to unwind. The top pic shows the yarn that I was able to salvage. The second pic is a bag of scraps that were too short to add to the ball and pieces where I couldn’t get the yarn to separate from the project.

Finished at 9:10 a.m. Eastern.

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by Regia
Light Fingering
70% Wool, 25% Nylon, 5% Acrylic
459 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: January 4, 2013
  • Frogged: February 23, 2014
  • Updated: March 1, 2014
  • Progress updates: 4 updates