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Peppermint Candy Socks
April 16 2009
October 18 2009
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Peppermint Candy Socks
Two at Once, Toe-Up Magic Loop Socks by Knit Picks Design Team
Big clown feet size
Needles & yarn
US 2 - 2.75 mm
Knit Picks Bare Stroll Fingering Sock
116 yards in stash
0.75 skeins = 346.5 yards (316.8 meters), 75 grams
Dyed with food coloring
Yarn was a gift from Felicia and dyed by me.

10/18/09: The socks are done!


CO 6
Increase to 60
7” foot before flap
2” flap
9” leg

As with all of my recent socks, I’ve been carrying the heel flap pattern up a few rows after the gusset decreases are finished. I like both the look and fit of the longer heel flap.

10/4/09: The first sock is done (except for the bind off) and the second sock’s gusset decreases have begun.

5/23/09: Second foot is done and first heel is started.

4/23/09: The foot of the first sock is done. It’s 7” long. Second sock is cast on.

4/18/09: I decreased down to 60 stitches.

4/17/09: I cast these on yesterday and they are the socks I work on when I just have a few minutes here and there.

I originally cast on with a 2.00mm needle (size 0), but I didn’t like how it looked.

I cast on 6 stitches and increased to 64. A short ways into the foot, I decreased to 62 stitches.

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by Knit Picks
75% Merino, 25% Nylon
462 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: April 18, 2009
  • Updated: October 18, 2009