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Blattwerk
Blattwerk by Stephanie van der Linden
Knitting
My Little Piggies
M/L
Needle and yarn
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
Hazel Knits Piquant Lite
1 skein = 400.0 yards (365.8 meters), 110 grams
Pink
Hazel Knits
Notes

Making these socks in tandem with my pattern partner, meaph, in the Sock Knitter’s Group, the January/February 2012 KAL. Hers will be a sumptuous blue…


I started with JMCO because the pattern’s cast on was strange and seemed to me like more work than it was worth. Other than that I’m following what’s written. Makes a rather pointy toe but I’m hoping blocking will tame them to fit well.

The bit that looks like a cable is a clever faux cable. Easy with great results.

A lovely, interesting knit. And I’m thrilled, as always, with this yarn.

Worked the Instep/Gusset Chart through Round 59.

I’m dreading the heel and flap just a bit because I don’t usually knit socks this way. My first attempts revealed that I’m confused by the directions… sigh…

Ended up making a simple stockinette heel and doing my own thing to get there, but it works.

Used a 2.5 mm needle for the Russian Bind Off. I’m all thumbs with a crochet hook, but I liked the look of the edging so I slogged through. Love these!


Ooooh! My finished socks were featured in the FO Gallery of the Twist Collective February 2013 Newsletter!

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Finished
January 1 2013
January 11 2013
 
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About this yarn
Piquant Lite
by Hazel Knits
Fingering / 4 ply
90% Merino, 10% Nylon
400 yards / 110 grams
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  • Project created: December 29, 2012
  • Finished: January 11, 2013
  • Updated: February 5, 2013