Friday, February 15, 2008

FO: Man Tweed Socks

Pattern: My Toe-Up Socks with Judy’s Magic Cast-on for the toes and Knot Another Hat’s gusset heel slip stitch formula.

Yarn: 2 skeins of Regia Tweed

Needles: US 1 circ's

Start Date: January 26, 2007

End Date: February 11, 2007

Comments: This is a perfect example of going toe-up on socks to benefit the foot size and yardage. Each ball contains only 136 yards. Do you want to see how much I had left after binding-off? Don't scream...I know I yelped when I felt the end.

Phew... Yeah, I know... talk about sweating bullets. These socks are sized for a man's size 9 1/2 - 10 size shoe. I love doing the slip stitch gusset heel flap on my other socks, so I went ahead with these.

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