Friday, 20 April 2012

FO: Wanida (on a Friday)

I finished them! Now I have two green socks.


And I love 'em! They're so green!! They turned out just how I'd hoped, despite my false start with a different colour yarn. This does mean I have knit this pattern three times instead of the usual two, which I think been a partial reason for the delay. 


Now they may be a little small, but this was before I blocked them - I was just too excited to show them off. If they're still a little small, I'll probably donate them to someone with slightly smaller feet than me. Maybe.

Yarn: Bonny by The Yarn Yard
Pattern: Wanida by Cookie A [ravelry link], from the book Sock Innovation [amazon uk link, ravelry link
Mods: None. Looking at them not I wish I'd done the ribbing on a needle size smaller but they seem to stay up anyway. 

In short, I am well chuffed with them. 


PS. In other news, I intend to do my best to take part in Knitting and Crochet Blog Week, despite spending the week working at a Conference (boo) though in Vienna (yay). 

10 comments:

  1. you should be really pleased with these- they are gorgeous socks, and i love the colour!!!

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  2. I'm loving those socks, well done!

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  3. The are fabulous! No wonder you are thrilled with them. Adore the colour and the pattern, FAB FAb FAB

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  4. Fantastic yarn, the socks look great. I hope they stretch so you can keep them!

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  5. I really really love the colours, great choice and such neat knitting.

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  6. That pattern is totally in my queue and you just reminded me what a wonderful pair of socks I COULD have if I took some time and effort... Were they very hard? I haven't really strayed far from plain socks in the past.
    I love that color, too. How fun it will be to walk around on a plain old boring day and catch a glimpse of your unique socks from under your trousers! ♥

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  7. Oooh, I love the green, too! The socks look great.

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  8. That color is fantastic! They look great!

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  9. They are AMAZING. I find my socks are a bit snug after washing but loosen up as I wear them. Gosh I hope you can keep them!

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