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Totta
Finished
June 1 2012
August 8 2012
Project info
Totta
Valkoiset unelmasukat by Kyllikki Mitronen
Knitting
myself
Needles & yarn
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
Garnstudio DROPS Alpaca Bouclé
White
Lankakauppa NeulonTai in Rovaniemi, Lapland
December 2011
Novita Nalle
011
White
Käsityöliike Katariina in Kokkola, Western Finland
January 2012
Notes

Knit from the top down. CO with Jeni’s surprisingly stretchy cast-on and knitting following directions. This is a simple and quick knit. The heel is already done (picked up 21 sts on 17/34 rows first sock) and I am working the decreases as instructed: decrease round, 1 knit round, decrease round, 2 knit rounds, decrease round, 3 knit rounds etc.

Next time the sock can be a little tighter though: smaller needles and/or thinner yarn for this stitch amount. Or with this yarn, less stitches.

12.6. On 11.6. I was already doing the toe decreases when I realized that the sock is WAY too big (about size 45 or something) so on 12.6. I frogged back to the heel flap and decreased from 15 to 13 stitches on the two “aiting” needles. The sticthes that I picked up I decreased to 17 so on the heel-flap needles there are 21 stitches (17+8/2) to slowly decrease to 15 or 13.

13.6. After a lot of customization regarding size, the first sock now fits like … A perfect sock! :)

8.8. The second sock is also finished now and I’m crocheting the frills. The eben-wood needles have felt great and I like how the socks turned out. I’m sure I’ll wear them a lot.

Sizing notes to self:
Kiilakavennukset
Välikerros (v), kavennus (k) ->
v k 2v k 3v k 4v k 5v k 6v k 7 v (=2x13 s ja 2x15s)
k 8v k 9 v ja aloita tähtikavennus:
k v k v k v K VV k v k v k v k

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by Novita
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75% Wool, 25% Nylon
284 yards / 100 grams

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by Garnstudio
Aran
80% Alpaca, 15% Wool, 5% Nylon
153 yards / 50 grams

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  • Project created: June 1, 2012
  • Finished: August 8, 2012
  • Updated: January 14, 2013
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