Pattern: Mash-Up Magic Toe-Up Socks (recipe by me). Ravelers, get it here.
Materials: Rowan Designer DK Wool, 100% wool, superwash
Needles: US 5 / 3.75 mm (KnitPicks Options 40")
Started: July 5, 2008
Completed: July 7, 2008
Primary Stitch Count: 40
Total knitting time: Maybe 5-6 hours, including taking step-by-step pictures.
Although these are yet another pair of socks that don't count towards my Summer of Socks 2008 participation (can you believe it?!), they do double-duty for me:
- They were an opportunity to make something C wanted that wouldn't take too much time away from other projects (and she was started to do the "Mommy never makes things for me" routine).
- They served as the perfect "workshop" sock for the tutorial/pictorial I've promised for this sock pattern (which will appear in a subsequent post).
Since they're sleeping socks and C's feet seem to be growing about a half inch every six months right now, I decided to make them with a little extra ease.
She's really happy with them and says they make her want to dance. Oh no! I hope these sleeping socks don't end up producing the opposite effect!