Friday, October 21, 2011

FO Friday 57


Hi all! Thanks so much for all of the birthday wishes on Wednesday and yesterday. I really appreciate it. :)

I can't believe I actually have another FO if you can believe that! This is my 3 week in a row to actually have something finished. I'm not sure if this is cheating, but I started and finished the first sock back in May of this year. I decided to finally start and finish the second as Fall is approaching (or is here in some areas of the world). I started this on the Sunday of the Fiber Fiesta and finished yesterday (well, I finished earlier than that but just finished sewing the toe closed). As I mentioned on WIPW, I made the first sock out of the inside of the ball and the second sock from the outside of the ball. I did this on purpose, as I noticed that the first sock was knitting up very green, and the outside of the ball seemed more pink. I thought it would be fun to have them match, but have different accent colors. I LOVE the way they turned out!

Materials:

Candy Skein Yummy fingering in Blackberry
Needles: US Size 2 & 3 (I used the 2 for the ribbing and the 3 for the rest, as I wanted these as more of a house sock, so a larger gauge, though they still fit in shoes)
Pattern: I made it up myself, making a basic sock with 64 sts and an Eye of the Partridge heel flap with a rounded heel.









Share your FOs!




24 comments:

  1. I love the blues of your socks. We're still waiting on Fall to arrive. They say next week. I'll believe it when I see it.

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  2. Wow! you got that effect just from using the opposite end of the yarn? cool!

    My FO is so exciting this week! It's legen....wait for it...dary!

    LOL

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  3. They look great, I love that they match but don't at the same time ;)

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  4. Great socks. I love the colours in that yarn.

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  5. Great socks !! i think blogger is playing up. i cant see the widget and i have a F.O to share !! sob sob !!

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  6. Your socks look great! FO's always seem easier when it's your own product you are knitting with,aren't they. Love the colors.

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  7. They look awesome!!! I know I've posted this before in other comments but not sure if I did on yours - I have a friend who never makes her socks match. She says socks should be fraternal twins!!!

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  8. Your socks are great! I love fraternal socks. They have so much character.

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  9. They look so cool, and I love that you got them both from one skein of yarn!

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  10. Neat! Love the fun yarn and colours in a simple sock!

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  11. What an interesting idea, the inside and the outside of the ball, I might try that with a scarf and or a ghan....that could be interesting.

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  12. Between your socks and a cast-on that I found from your WIP-Linky on Wednesday, I am braving the socks again. Thanks for the jolt of inspiration, Tami!

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  13. Very nice! I really do like that colorway!

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  14. Thanks everyone! Lissa, good for you! So glad you're trying socks again. :) They're so fun!

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  15. as usual, love the socks! happy fof day!!!! :o)

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  16. Happy slightly-belated birthday! :D As far as presents to yourself go, those socks are an A+ one, they're gorgeous and I love the green-vs.-pink-ness of them, it just makes them even more interesting.

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  17. I love your socks, they look so cozy!!

    and I'm sorry - somehow I posted a link three times, eeep! =/

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  18. Nice socks! looks very comfortable on the wood floor :-)

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  19. I am late to the game but I wanted to wish you a happy birthday! You're partying some more over this weekend, too, right? :)

    Congrats on your socks--I can tell your feet are enjoying them! ♥

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  20. I love your socks, they're fantastic. :)

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  21. Congratulations! those look super cool :D

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  22. I love that blue! That's great you were able to bring your knitting. :)

    Have a great day

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