Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Sixth Sense Socks

My first socks for May are done!

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Modelled by me. These socks have a short row garter stitch heel. I think I like it better than a stockinette short row heel, mostly because it's harder to see the lines up the side of the heel. However, Johanna was telling me about a yo short row heel that I may try.

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Pattern: Sixth Sense Socks from the Six Sox KAL
Yarn: Alpafina a 50/50 alpaca/wool blend
Started: 4/16/06
Finished: 5/3/06

They're not for me, but amazingly there is someone else in the world with the same small feet that I have. ;)


Blogger veritas said...

they are some amazingly pretty socks, ariel. beautiful.
seeing them... well. it just makes me want to start knitting socks. the abyss of sock knitting begins to open... eee!

2:53 AM  
Blogger Zonda said...

Those are lovely! Especially the color! ;) I need to venture into the short row heels, I like the look of them, just need to dive in I think!

Great job!

9:36 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey sock pal! You should be getting your sockopalooza socks right about............tomorrow. Let me know when they get there, and I SO hope that you like them.

Guess what colors..........?

1:12 PM  
Blogger Stariel said...

Um... Blue? Blue and maybe purple? I'm so excited, and I'll be sure to post when I get them. :D

5:11 PM  
Blogger lexa said...

Love the socks! Nice, bright color!

6:09 PM  
Blogger Me said...

how did you knit the short row garter stitch heel? The next heel I will knit will definitely be short row garter stitch... But I find conflicting information on whether you should knit the wraps together on garter stitch short rows???

12:47 PM  
Blogger Me said...

I'm sorry, I completely forgot to mention that I find them very pretty, really! (just so obsessed with that garter stitch short row heel)

12:48 PM  

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