New Year's Socks
December 29, 2014
January 29, 2015

New Year's Socks

Project info
Show-off Stranded Socks by Anne Campbell
Feet / LegsSocksMid-calf
Needles & yarn
US 2 - 2.75 mm
Spun Right Round Superwash Sock 80/20
none left in stash
1 skein = 400.0 yards (365.8 meters), 100 grams
Spun Right Round
October 23, 2014

Used the Show-off Stranded Socks stitch pattern but my usual heel and toe.

I love these socks! It took me three tries to end up with these. I started off with vanilla socks, which was resulting in some ugly pooling. Then I tried Jaywalkers, which made a nice chevron design, but the fit was off: too big on my leg but I could barely get them over my ankle. Third try: vanilla socks using the stitch pattern from the Show-off Stranded Socks. Perfect! Thin swirls that almost look like stripes.

Also, this yarn is really nice. My favorite kind of sock yarn: tightly plied so that it has texture even in stockinette stitch.

Pair #1 of 6 for myself in 2015.

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80% Merino, 20% Nylon
400 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: December 26, 2014
  • Finished: January 30, 2015
  • Updated: February 22, 2015
  • Progress updates: 4 updates