Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Sock Knitting Continues

women's size 9 - 10
March 2018
Most of the sock yarn in my stash is self-striping, and I enjoy watching the stripes reveal themselves as I knit. The stripes keep me motivated, as I will pull the yarn out of the ball and challenge myself to knit just one more stripe.

Ellen gifted this ball of yarn to me, and I love the colors. Thanks again, Ellen!

Yarn: Cascade Yarns - Heritage Prints (#22 - Fall Harvest)
           75% superwash merino, 25% nylon

Needles:  US size 2

Stitches: cuff - 64 stitches, foot 60 stitches

baby hat knit with scraps from Fall Harvest socks
I decided to use the scrap yarn immediately to knit a baby hat. Only a small bit of this yarn remains, and soon it will be combined with other bits to knit another baby hat for donation.


  1. Love those socks - and the baby hat! So pretty. Self striping yarn is a lot of fun.

  2. That yarn goes very nicely with all your patriotic quilts. I love that colorway.

    Congrats on the TWO finishes.

  3. Wonderful! The socks are very pleasing and the baby hat will make some little one warm on this never ending winter season!

  4. I love that yarn. I never met a stripe I didn't like!

  5. Oh my those socks should never be hid in shoes:)

  6. I have to agree with the comment above that these socks should never be hidden in shoes. So pretty!

  7. Great socks! I love self-striping yarns too!

  8. Love those stripes. What a cute baby hat, too. Nice work.

  9. I love those socks and that baby hat is adorable. I really do love how the stripes work in the socks and the top of that hat...well, suffice it to say that I really, really like how it turned out.
    I need to get some sock blockers. When I see how pretty yours photograph compared to the ones I posted yesterday, there is just no comparison.

  10. That's a lovely pair of cheerful looking socks!

  11. Oh I'm so sock happy right now. I LOVE YOURS. and your little hat.....a wonderful donation. You are a kind and generous one


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