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On Caspertine, in Love

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Finished
May 25 2013
August 16 2013
Project info
On Caspertine, in Love
True Love Socks by Thayer Preece Parker
Knitting
me
Needles & yarn
US 1 - 2.25 mm
Toil and Trouble Falkland Merino and Nylon Sock Yarn
70 yards in stash
0.85 skeins = 395.3 yards (361.4 meters), 85 grams
Blue-purple
Toil and Trouble
April 30, 2013
Notes

Second time knitting this pattern… loved and wore the first pair so much they worn out the balls of my feet! This time, the yarn is inspired by Stardust, a favorite movie of both me and E.

using Chaiagoo needles. modified stitch count for my feet size (72st instead of 58), added extra stitches on either side of the lace panel on the top of the foot.

modded the heel to work with the extra stitches, and widened and lengthened the hearts (google drive spreadsheet, because the heart decreases near the top just weren’t making sense) for the side panels.

integrated a twisted rib into the top of the last heart pattern (sinking deeper into the point), and did some increases over the front and back spine since this length hits right over my calf muscles.

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Finished
May 25 2013
August 16 2013
 
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by Toil and Trouble
Light Fingering
75% Merino, 25% Nylon
465 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: May 26, 2013
  • Finished: August 16, 2013
  • Updated: August 17, 2013
  • Progress updates: 5 updates