Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Sea socks done

I finished the sea socks. (Please ignore my super-white legs.)


Yarn: Society Socks, colorway #218, "Caribbean."


Pattern: Merino Lace Socks from Favorite Socks. I shortened the heel flap and picked up fewer stitches for the gussets, but I think they might still be a little big for my mom. Oh well, she'll like them anyway.


It's really hard to take pictures of your own feet!

7 comments:

Superquail said...

Those are beautiful! Well done!

Lanafactrix said...

Thank you! I'm tempted to keep them for myself, but my mommy does deserve some nice socks.

Superquail said...

How long did it take you to make them?

Lanafactrix said...

About three weeks--they were a really fast knit.

Superquail said...

You know, I've always been a bit cautious with the variegated yarn, because sometimes it just comes out looking bizarre, but these socks look truly fab. How can you tell if the variegated yarn will look good or not?

Lanafactrix said...

It's sort of a crap shoot with the yarn, really. If you stick to yarns dyed in really close colors--like this one--they tend to look better, I think.

Lida said...

And here is more socks from society socks yarn
http://www.ravelry.com/projects/knit1peace2/fall-tomato
I will have more yarn in May 2010, mosey over to societysocks.com to see the new and fabulous yarn.
Check out my new etsy shop with very humorous greeting cards for knitters.
http://www.etsy.com/shop/buffalogirls
Thanks
Lida