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operation sock yarn // tricolor socks

April 15, 2014

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Sometimes I start a knitting project thinking I’m not gonna like the final result. Usually that leaves me very unmotivated and I frog the project. Same story with these socks. I grabbed three balls of scrap yarn from my (still very big) sock yarn stash and a couple of needles to have a mindless project for Wollefest Leipzig. During the craft fair I got a bunch of compliments for the socks – and with each compliment I started to like them a little more.

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I finished a whole pair of socks during the craft fair weekend – all that was left to do when I got home Sunday night was weaving in the ends(my least favorite part about scrap socks!) and the toe seams.

Didn’t they turn out to be gorgeous? I’m definitely a block stripe fan (at least in socks). These socks are a (very late) birthday gift for a friend – I hope she likes them!

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6 Comments

  • Reply The Foggy Knitter April 15, 2014 at 22:30

    They are brilliant socks 🙂

  • Reply Nancy April 15, 2014 at 23:16

    Excellent use of scraps – well done!

  • Reply dhanarette April 16, 2014 at 08:04

    Wow, du hast es echt noch geschafft, die SOcken am Wochenende fertig zu stricken, Glückwunsch!

  • Reply Kaiya April 22, 2014 at 06:09

    Beautiful socks! I'm impressed how well you got them to match up, given the color blocks – were you knitting them both at the same time?

  • Reply lizzard May 3, 2014 at 16:16

    Wow, echt schön geworden! nochmal danke für das nette Gespräch am Stand!Sowohl Nadelmappe als auch das Dingsbums zum Transport mit dem Hundestoff (wie heisst das eigentlich??) sind bereits stark im Einsatz. wo kann man Dir denn mal ein Foto schicken ?

    • Reply froggeddesigns May 7, 2014 at 09:26

      Ich muss mir echt noch mal einen richtigen Namen ausdenken, bis jetzt habe ich es nur 'Nadelhöhle' oder 'Nadelschoner' genannt, aber das finde ich ziemlich unattraktiv 😉
      Gerne kannst du mir ein Foto schicken an marie AT froggeddesigns.com. Ich würde mich total freuen!! 🙂

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