Tuesday, December 30, 2008
FO: Plaited Points Socks
Pattern: Plaited Points from Knitty Winter '08
Yarn: one skein of Malabrigo Yarn Sock
Needles: US 2
Started: December 11, 2008
Finished: December 29, 2008
Comments: I would put this pattern in the more experienced category for sock knitters. Not that it's difficult, but there is lots of pattern reading and checking involved.
I'm pretty happy with the final fit of these socks. I didn't make any modifications, but if I was to do this again, I would perhaps do the heal different. The short-rows makes for bunching and I don't think I need a deep heal.
The cables pop on this slightly variegated yarn. Anything else with too much color change and you'll loose them. The yarn is nice to work with. Did get a knot, but that doesn't bother me so much.
I would say that knitting the sock on size 2 has given me a more loose fit, but as it turns out not loose where you swimming in the sock. Will have to give it ago with shoes for the true test.
One thing that I did like about these is the little motif put on the back of the cuff. How fun is that?
I would have modeled these myself, but as the temps are low...there is no way I'm going outside for any long periods of time.
I would also like to point out this makes my total projects for 2008 a whopping 30! Now, time to pick out another sock project...