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Project info
Mermaidia
Mermaidia by Christine Jeffery
Knitting
Me
Needles & yarn
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
Knit Picks Essential Solids & Twists
102 yards in stash
1.56 skeins = 360.4 yards (329.5 meters), 78 grams
49401
Purple
Knit Picks
June 17, 2009
Notes
  • Made with 7 repeats; will only knit 6 repeats in future.
  • Bound off with JSSBO
  • This pattern would be much better with a chart. I charted the lace pattern myself, but if it had included a chart, I would have given it 5 full stars.

NOTES


CRAP!!! I just turned the heel and the sock is ENTIRELY too big. I mean, huge! If I ever make his sock again, I would need to complete only 7 repeats.
Scratch the above. Knowing that I like the sock (and the yarn feels great), I ripped all the way back to the 7th repeat and am making the gusset increases again. I think I’m doing this to avoid getting on the road to GA tonight….
One sock complete and I probably should have only used 6 repeats. It has a roomy feeling that I hope will go away after a few washings. Fits perfectly though (I think I’m used to tight, commercially made socks). Love the sock though.

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May 5 2012
May 31 2012
 
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Fingering
75% Merino, 25% Nylon
231 yards / 50 grams
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  • Originally queued: May 8, 2009
  • Project created: May 2, 2012
  • Finished: May 31, 2012
  • Updated: June 8, 2012
  • Progress updates: 4 updates