Thursday, February 21, 2008

FO: Sneaky Socks

For the first time I knit a pair of socks for someone whose foot I did not have access to. I had three measurements, the right colours of deliciously springy merino yarn, not a little trepidation, and a plan.

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Mock Smock Socks, Knit Picks Memories yarn in Rocky Mountain Dusk

They went in the mail on Monday and the recipient got them on Tuesday. She says they fit perfectly.

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They are my first kick at toe-up socks, and not the last. This is also my first short-row heel; I've always done heel flaps before.


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4 comments:

~V said...

and I so love them!! Everyone comments on the "smocking" part of them. Thank you again :) They look cute on your feet too lol

Five Ferns Fibreholic said...

Good Job...and very cute!!!!

Bergère de Lochaber said...

oh wow...Now I really am sad I missed knit night!! I would love to see how that stich is done. Way to go!

kate said...

Fabulous, absolutely love them!! Now can you teach me how?