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Finished
November 20 2014
January 23 2015
Project info
sweets feet
Vanilla Latte Socks by Virginia Rose-Jeanes
Knitting
medium - 64 cast on
Needles & yarn
US 1 - 2.25 mm
SpinningFates Toula
0.83 skeins = 332.0 yards (303.6 meters), 83 grams
pink/red self striping
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November 14, 2014
Notes

joining Liesl in her monthly sock challenge

this is my December pair ~ my fourth month

I purchased this yarn with an etsy gift card I won when Liesl picked my name for her first giveaway ~ of course I used it for sock yarn and after spending a week or so looking, I settled on this perfect colorway for the holidays (thanks so much, Liesl!)

my first self-striping yarn and my first socks on my first set of metal DP’s…hoping I love them but I’m skeptical…I love my wooden needles but I can’t afford to replace them when I keep breaking the tiny ones!
(after using…I’d prefer metal needles without the brass tips…by the second sock the little bit of ‘catch’ I was feeling at the join every. single. stitch. was driving me crazy!!)

project notes ::

  • did leg to 7”

  • did eye of partridge heel

  • did rounded wedge toe

  • grafted with 20 stitches left v. 16 as noted in pattern

  • pair used 82.5g (about 332yds)

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Finished
November 20 2014
January 23 2015
 
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by SpinningFates
Fingering
80% Merino, 20% Nylon
400 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: November 20, 2014
  • Updated: January 23, 2015
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