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Monday, July 31, 2006


Here is a quickie post to prove that I finished my July socks in time. Woohoo! I finished them this morning.

Specs: Based on the Gentlemen's Plain Winter Socks in Knitting Vintage Socks by Nancy Bush. I didn't use the same heel but the concept was from that sock.
100% Shetland Wool in Charcoal.
I love how they turned out. They are for my uncle for Christmas and I just dropped them off at the county fair. Let's hope that he gets AWARD WINNING socks for Christmas!


  1. Janet8:02 PM

    It looks really comfy. Are they scratchy at all? Are they fairly heavy? Good luck at the fair!

  2. The wool itself is a little scratchy. But, when it's knit up they feel really nice. Carl was liking them a lot. They aren't too heavy because it is fingering weight. I knit them on size 3 needles.

  3. Woohoo! I knew you'd get them done once we got out of your hair :-). Good luck at the fair. I'm sure you'll smash the competition. Then, bring all your stuff to me so I can enter it in my county fair--I'll split the booty, $5 for 1st prize??