Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Finished Some Baby Socks


As part of a charity knitting project, I've been knitting booties, baby hats, and now little socks. They're cute, they knit up quickly, they're fun to do in crazy sorty of non-traditionally baby colors, and they use up leftover yarn (although you know I've had to buy yarn for this anyway!). Anyway, I've learned to knit a sock because of this project. I'm knitting them toe-up, and I'm not too sure that the short rows are looking all that good (the wrapped stitch part) but it's been a lot of fun. Here's a picture of my latest pair; this is just the first sock but I did the other one last night.

3 comments:

Bonnie said...

What adorable socks and the colorway is perfection. What pattern did you use? I am very interested in knitting up a little somethign for a pregnant friend.

Windansea said...

Hi bonnie, thanks! You can find the pattern here:

http://www.p2designs.com/pdfs/ptn-SoxBasicBaby.pdf

They go pretty quickly once you get the hang of it. The yarn is Plymouth Encore Colorspun, which is 75% acrylic & 25% wool so it can be washed! It's colorway 7129. I like it b/c I tend to stay away from "baby" colors.

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