Socks

Just finished up three pairs of socks that I will give to my brother and sisters for their birthdays. I lost the label for the sock on the left, the middle one is Opal, and the one on the right is Zauberball. I used my mother's recipe with 2.25mm needles.

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CLABBERS's picture

Those are all really great socks. I really like the color choices. You did a nice job with the stitching...very even and exact. Well done!
Mark

ronhuber's picture

Thanks, Mark.

Bill's picture

Beautiful!
I forget that people knit short socks...I'm so used to knitting boot socks...

ronhuber's picture

Yes, Bill, I started the heel at 7 inches. I imagine your boot socks would be 12 or 14 and have a turned over cuff.

Nehkhasi's picture

Beautiful socks, Ron! They will be very glad to have them!

Nehkhasi

ronhuber's picture

Thanks. They seem to look forward to them every year.

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Most lovely. I like that you are carrying on your Mom's recipe...it makes a great looking sock.

Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

ronhuber's picture

Joe, I have tried all manner of making socks and always return to this one because it fits me so nicely and I can turn out a pair without much thought.

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

That's the whole premise behind hand knit socks - a great fitting sock that feels wonderful on your foot and is fairly easy to knit. [From my point of view, at least.]

Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

ronhuber's picture

I agree.

KenInMaine's picture

Really nice socks! Is your Mom's pattern one that you would share or are you keeping it top secret? I totally understand if you are!

ronhuber's picture

No secret to it at all. It is just a top down sock and if you look for vintage sock patterns that is what you will probably find.

JRob's picture

Nice job. Are you looking to adopt? My birthday just past.

ronhuber's picture

hahaha. I am sure your socks are much nicer.