Finished object 10 – soft squishy socks

Just a vanilla pair of socks with a fish lips kiss heel. Easy football knitting or while waiting for your turn to present when you’ve heard the other 2 lectures before. Although in hindsight I would have liked the chance to ask the GM if he didn’t mind me knitting, but he came in late and it would have disrupted my lecture. 

I digress. That’s been what this week has been like. Awful and unable to focus on anything. Ooooh!!!!! Squirrell!!!!!!!!!

Back to the ordinary socks, the yarn is so smooshy and dyed beautifully it makes them extraordinary and lush. 

It was given to me in a ravelry group swap box and it is so beautiful. I’ve lost the label (I can’t find anything this week!!!) but I do know that it was a merino/nylon/cashmere blend. Swoon. 

These are the first socks off my Hiya-hiya 2.75s. What a delight to knit with. 

   
   

The variegated yarn makes them look good inside out as well. I like slightly oddway socks so I shall be wearing one sock inside out whenever I wear them methinks. 

I’m a but disappointed in my ribbing though. In hindsight I should have gone down a needle size because after one wear all the ribbing stretch is gone. Or maybe it’s because I did the ribbing with the knit stitches through the back loop. I might try blocking them. 

  
Still, they are a squishy, smooshy, warm pair of socks, just in time for some cold (for Australia) weather. 

I know my Canadian and Wisconsin are rolling their eyes as hard as I do when someone mentions a “30 degree heatwave” (30 degrees is my normal. A week of 40+ is a heatwave!) but I digress. 

A pair of socks off the needles and I still have 60grams to make something else pretty from that yarn. 

  
Tina-cat also seems to like them!!! 

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5 thoughts on “Finished object 10 – soft squishy socks

  1. Wow they do look nice! I can’t believe you finished them so fast. Your GM might expect a pair! Lol. Mumsy might need some. X

    1. I haven’t made you socks have I?! I know I’ve made dad some. I wonder if he still wears them. He showed me that he was wearing them when you were in the hospital which is always nice for me. I like to know my gifts are being worn and enjoyed.

      1. Yes, you made me some lovely socks but I need to darn them. I am a shocker! I walked around in them and they have a hole in the toe on each sock. They are lovely pink and grey ones. Yes I will darn them but I need some wool. Xx.

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