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49.Seastorm SOS Socks

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Finished
November 16 2016
November 27 2016
Project info
49.Seastorm SOS Socks
Smooth Operator Socks by Susan B. Anderson
Knitting
medium
Needles & yarn
US 1 - 2.25 mm
Sweet Fiber Yarns Super Sweet Sock
0.64 skeins = 266.4 yards (243.6 meters), 74 grams
gift from Michele
Notes

CO 64; two-at-a-time
1x1 rib for 16 rows
7” before toe.

Dates: Had to leave knitting at home while out of town for 3 days otherwise would have finished sooner.

YARN: This yarn is utterly deluxe. These are the best fingering wt socks (so far) I’ve made -- it’s the yarn that makes them so incredibly comfy.

PATTERN: In general the pattern is a good one. Because she doesn’t deal with 2-at-a-time (which hardly any pattern does), I always have to fiddle to get the pattern to work so I can do them this way. But otherwise, I’ll use this pattern again and next time will definitely not chicken out so will use her afterthought heel.

MODS: Chickened out and did a short row heel/gusset instead of the afterthought heel.

I’m not at all a fan of how the kitchener stitch toe looks. One more reason why I much prefer knitting toe-up.

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November 16 2016
November 27 2016
 
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by Sweet Fiber Yarns
Fingering
80% Merino, 20% Nylon
414 yards / 115 grams
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  • Project created: November 16, 2016
  • Finished: November 28, 2016
  • Updated: November 29, 2016
  • Progress updates: 6 updates