Friday, June 26, 2009

Finished socks

These took a long time to kit. I started May 2 and Finished June 26. There was a shawl finished along side this. They're for my son-in-law, whose birthday was May 19.

They're from a vintage sock book. I shortened the leg to 8 inches. There are 84 stitches on the leg, which really eats up yarn. The SKA group on Ravelry had cables for one of the May options. (You have until June30 to finish)

Yarn is Zitron Trekking Pro Natura, a wool bamboo blend. It's very soft and very splitty. I used Knit Picks harmony dps and should have used something with points less sharp.

I have started another pair of socks for a birthday July 5. I hope to "ride" in the Tour de Socks, but I'll have a late start.


adrienne said...

should i add your name to the "biker" list?

peacockmom said...

Lovely pair of socks for a lucky son-in-law. :)

Brenda said...

Love these, the cables are wonderful.
Nice job.