Friday, July 24, 2020

Beauty and the Beast


These were a great knit--
hand dyed and tangled like mad in the rinse cycle by accident!
Turned out a lovely teal and rust color.
64 stitches on #1 needles
Toe up construction
gusset and heel 
k1,p1 leg

The k1,p1 ribbing up the leg really fits nicely
and looks smoother than the usual k2,p2 rib I work.
I will be using it again.
I turned my attentions back to Bill's sock
and found it goes very quickly on larger needles
and heavier yarn.
I hope to finish the first one today
and as usual will cast on the second one immediately!
This sock is worked on #5 needles
over 56 stitches.

7 comments:

  1. That is quite the accomplishment! From tangle to knit in no time at all. I am in awe.

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  2. Love the teal and orange together. Very pretty. The K1P1 up the leg would drive me crazy though!!

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  3. Great color combination. I’m with Vera, the K1 P1 rib would drive me crazy. Any ribbing slows me down, but I doubt a 1x1 would stretch enough for my leg.

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  4. You are so good at working your socks in pairs, I failed at it so that must be why I don't do socks anymore! LOL. Love the flannel quilts, they will comfort and warm someone soon I am sure.

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  5. And to think we thought you should give up on the tangles! Those turned out to beautiful socks. I like the K1P1 leg too. I'll have to do that sometime soon.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  6. ribbing always makes for a best fit i think.

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