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My First Socks!!!

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Wow. My first pair of real socks. Aren’t they cool?

The yarn is Lanna Grossa Meilenweit Multiringel, some sort of wool/nylon blend, on 3.25 mm needles. I only used one ball, which is really good because I can’t find the second ball. Otherwise I could tell you more about the yarn- I threw away the label because I knew I had the other. It’s nice stuff, and it really softened up after a wash.

I’ve already got yarn for my next pair of socks, some pretty handpainted Wildfoote. I’ve also decided they’ll be in a smaller gauge and feature a more complex stitch pattern.

5 Comments »

  1. Jill Smith said:

    on March 24, 2006 at 7:11 am

    Whoopee! Happy feet!

  2. Lauren said:

    on March 24, 2006 at 10:12 am

    Indeed! My sugar daddy has been appropriately grateful ;-)

  3. Lauren Gets Crafty » Blog Archive » Little Sock said:

    on April 25, 2006 at 8:07 pm

    [...] As you know, I’ve knit 1 pair of socks. I was able to figure out how with the awesome book, Sensational Knitted Socks by Charlene Schurch. [...]

  4. Lauren Gets Crafty » Blog Archive » Pears said:

    on August 14, 2006 at 8:50 pm

    [...] A pair of socks.  Brown Sheep Handpaint Wildfoote, 75% wool/25% nylon, “Brown Sugar” colorway.  These are top-down socks from Sensational Knitted Socks, corrugated rib from the 4-stitch pattern section, knit on short US 1 DPNs.  They’re pretty much identical to Matt’s socks, just with a different ribbing.  Using the shorty needles was super fun on Matt’s socks, but I couldn’t stand using them on these.  I need to try some metal sock needles, I think, especially since Brittany never replaced the dang broken needle. [...]

  5. Lauren Gets Crafty » Blog Archive » Wednesday: Sockies! said:

    on August 20, 2008 at 9:09 pm

    [...] on her website. I don’t expect you to recognize the yarn, but it’s left over from the first pair of socks I ever knit. Matt and the baby will have matching feet!  Well, sorta [...]

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