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Lucky socks
February 24 2014
March 31 2014
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Lucky socks
Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist
Needles & yarn
US 3 - 3.25 mm
Cascade Yarns ® Heritage Silk
1 skein = 437.0 yards (399.6 meters), 100 grams
The Knitting Garage at Stickle's in Rhinebeck, New York

I got this yarn as part of my husband’s Christmas present together with a finished pair of socks in the same yarn in grey. Promises of things to come ;)
The color was kind of a joke although I know he likes red. We kind of laugh about a certain commercial advertisement for a specific University in which all the successful graduates wear red socks. Tony was supposed to change the yarn to a different color he’d prefer, but he stuck with red.
I am finally starting on these after knitting up most of the yarn I received for Christmas into wonderful projects for me :) and I am happy to try out the Fish Lips Kiss Heel Construction. I am using the other pattern just for the numbers.
2.24. Cast on using “Judy’s magic cast-on”.
3.9. I have just knitted my first ever FLK Heels. This is the easiest most clever method I have come across. I am sure that I will be using the FLK Heel construction many more times.
4.7. Final comment from Tony: These are the best fitting socks even though the others do fit well, too.

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by Cascade Yarns ®
85% Merino, 15% Silk
437 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: February 26, 2014
  • Finished: March 31, 2014
  • Updated: April 27, 2014
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