Friday, July 17, 2020

Sock Off and Sock On!

These are a pair now!
I used Hawthorne Bare yarn from KnitPicks
and dyed from a sock blank I knit on the knitting machine double stranded.
The socks match perfectly this way.
And I have immediately cast on the tangled skein yarn
which I had hoped would be traditional Christmas
colored but this faded Victorian version has its own charm!

9 comments:

  1. Nice! What pretty blues. I tried to order some Hawthorne Bare a month or so ago and it was all sold out. I used to hate it but now I am a big fan after seeing how well it wears. It does make a nice sturdy sock and now after seeing your socks it must also take color well.

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  2. I do like the faded Victorian look!

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  3. At first I thought the sock black picture was a picture of the sky! Very pretty.

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  4. I think the tangled skein is really pretty. I'm glad you took the time to wind it all up.

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  5. I’ve never knit with Hawthorne, but seeing your results and reading Deb’s comment about how it wears, I think I need to try it. Love the Fall-vibe of the tangled skein.

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  6. Love a great wearing sock yarn, like Nancy and Deb!

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  7. Good job on the blue socks! Is that another pair you've started with the formerly tangled yarn? What pattern are you using?

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  8. THose are some gorgeous socks. I like Hawthorne too. I would like to knit another pair with it.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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