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Socks of Woe, and Joy
April 25 2010
June 22 2010
Project info
Socks of Woe, and Joy
Leyburn Socks by MintyFresh
Needles & yarn
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
Claudia Hand Painted Yarns Fingering
none left in stash
2 skeins = 350.0 yards (320.0 meters), 100 grams
Skeins on Main in Rochester, Michigan

This pattern is absolutely perfect for variegated yarns - I like it so much, I’ll make another pair to keep for myself. I had a really hard time grasping the transition between the pattern written flat and in the round - finally after hours of knitting and reknitting (woe!), my hands figured out what to do and the leg sailed along beautifully - joy!

One tip: easiest to see when working in the round, but true on the instep as well, the yarn carried in front when you slip your stitches will always make a triangle out of a previous row’s downward-facing V. If you are not “closing” a triangle each time you slip 5, knit 1, you are probably starting your round in the wrong place (ask me how I know).

I used Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bindoff once again and loved it; no flaring or ruffle at the cuff, just lots of stretch.

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April 25 2010
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by Claudia Hand Painted Yarns
100% Merino
175 yards / 50 grams
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  • Originally queued: April 30, 2009
  • Project created: June 19, 2010
  • Finished: June 24, 2010
  • Updated: June 26, 2010
  • Progress updates: 3 updates