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Christmas socks for Gerry
Basic Socks a la Jeanne by Jeanne Shrader
Knitting
Gerry
13
Needles & yarn
US 3 - 3.25 mm
Adriafil Knitcol
3 skeins = 411.0 yards (375.8 meters), 150 grams
064
Blue-green
Knitting Addiction in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Sport
813
053
Blue
The Knitting Garage at Stickle's in Rhinebeck, New York
Notes

I am using the solid blue cascade yarn for the toes and heels. That way I have some of the pretty Adriafil left for another project :)

I bought the yarn when I was on my road trip in OBX. * click here* for more on that on my blog. I think these will make nice socks for my son. With shoe size 13 he has a hard time finding socks which fit comfortably and these are his wife’s favorite colors.
Since I made the Christmas Stocking for the store I love the afterthought heel and am incorporating it in this pattern, perhaps in a solid contrasting color. I have not tried out the fish lips kiss heel yet, so I am keeping an open mind as to which heel I will love the most .

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November 2013
December 2013
 
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  • Project created: November 25, 2013
  • Finished: December 13, 2013
  • Updated: February 18, 2015
  • Progress updates: 4 updates