Straight-Laced Socks

Straight Laced SocksStraight-Laced Socks
Remember the wool I won in the Give a Little Raffle? Here it is! These are the Straight-Laced Socks from Knitty. As usual, I had to adjust the heck out of the pattern to make it work. I increased the number of stitches to 76 (38 on each needle) and thus had to change the maths of turning the heel. I think I’ve finally got my head around it, but I made this heel a little narrow. (Technically it’s perfect though, so I couldn’t bear to frog it back.) The toe was also turning out a little long so I started doing the decreases every row instead of every other. Still, they’re really pretty, aren’t they?

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  1. Heya 🙁 Not sure if you missed a previous comment I posted re proding you to check your gmail.

    I’ve sent an email to your w-g.org too.

    I’m coming to Perth, WA so am just wondering if you’re free anytime so I can pop over and catch up with you guys.

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