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Wickedly Skewed
Skew by Lana Holden
Knitting
me
Needles & yarn
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
440 yards = 1 skein
Woolen Mill St. Yarns superwash merino sock yarn
22 yards in stash
1 skein = 440.0 yards (402.3 meters)
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Notes

The bluish color in the photos is much more purple in person. I cannot get the color right in the photos for the life of me.

5/18 - Finished! Took exactly one month, but there was a period of time, esp. during exam time that I didn’t do a thing on them. The second sock went much quicker than the first. I didn’t run out of yarn; I still have a small ball left. :) I love these socks. As seems to be common, they’re a bit tight to get on and off (stupid heels… lol), but once they’re on they’re super comfy and I love them. I don’t know that I’d make them again soon, but probably would again in the future. Maybe for someone with smaller feet so I didn’t have to fudge with all the measurements every step of the way. Anyhoo, I love them so much. The colors are gorgeous and they’re soft and nice. :)

5/15 - Been awhile since I worked on these. School decided to monopolize my time. I’m past the heel on the left sock and at the mini-gusset on the right sock. I’m worried I’m going to run out of yarn (bigger size & different gauge = different amount of yarn than called for) so I want to get them to the same point and then work them to the cuffs. I hope I don’t run out, but we’ll see. The right sock is pooling a bit more than the left, not a lot more, but there are definitely more areas of the dark/purple than the left one has. Not necessarily a bad thing though… I’m really enjoying making these, but I’m worried about the heel area. We’ll see how they look when they’re all done. I wish I had smaller feet so I could’ve just made the size written… (And special thanks to the plush Mad Cow Disease for holding my yarn so I can use both ends at once and not go crazy with tangles. :) )

4/20 - Okay, so I’m kind of using mods from the designer’s blog. I increased to 84 before starting down the foot. I got to try it on and so far so good! I’m just loving these so far. :) There is slight pooling, the light greens on one side and the dark purples on the other, but I don’t mind so much. I just need to decide which side I want on top of my foot. :)

Started these on 4/18 on a break from school work. I have bigger feet than the pattern is for, so I’m using the mods from the designer’s blog. I didn’t find the mods til today though, so I’m hoping that I’ll be able to start now and have them work. I’m not far enough yet to try on and get a good idea of fit. So we’ll see… I couldn’t figure out the LLinc and RLinc so I just did kfb for a couple rounds and have been doing m1r/l since. It looks the same as the photos, so I’m not worried. This yarn is amazing. It’s sooo soft and really easy to work with. It’s knitting up really nicely. :)

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May 18 2011
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by Woolen Mill St. Yarns
Fingering
100% Merino
440 yards
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  • Originally queued: March 3, 2011
  • Project created: April 19, 2011
  • Finished: May 19, 2011
  • Updated: November 21, 2014
  • Progress updates: 4 updates