Posted by: Moggle | February 4, 2008

Monkey magic

Sock number one is finished!

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No second sock syndrome for me, I cast on for the second sock immediately.

My cherie amour has lost 8 inches since I re-cast on. It’s now a comfortable 40 inches circumference at the hips which won’t swim on me. I’m not going to model this one so you’ll just have to take my word for it.

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My row guage is off as well as my stitch. It’s just as well really because I’d done about 10 extra rows before I realised. Lukcily it was only a little over the 8 inches specified before starting the waist ribbing. It’s nice working with normal-size needles (5mm) after the huge 8mm ones. I’m going to be checking guage again soon because I’m counting on it fitting closely there to stop it being baggy.

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Responses

  1. Oooh, lovely socks! What a pretty colour – works really well with the pattern.

  2. wow you knit fast, lovely socks. Looking forward to seeing cherie

  3. Your sock is gorgeous 😀 Well done for casting on its mate already 😀
    Can’t wait to see Cherie either!

  4. These are on my queue. So many socks, so little time!


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