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Finished Object: Flibbertigibbet Socks

Socks are one of those projects that are easy to carry around, for that reason I like to always have at least one pair on the go. It’s nice to be able to grab them for any potential #knittingwhensitting time. As any knitter will know there is nothing worse than having some free time and nothing to work on.

This absolutely gorgeous pattern: Flibbertigibbet by Lisa K. Ross aka Paper Daisy Creations had been in my Ravelry queue for a good few years. I finally made this pair in January 2020. I am pretty sure I used some gorgeous 24 Mile Hollow Yarn Co sock yarn, but unfortunately I didn’t note it down so I can’t be 100% sure.

I made them as a gift to an Instagram friend in Germany. She had shared some of her wishes and one wish was for some handknitted socks.

I am very happy with how they turned out and would knit this pattern again any day, if I didn’t have such a long sock queue on my Ravelry ;-).

STATS
Pattern: 
Flibbertigibbet by Lisa K. Ross aka Paper Daisy Creations
Yarn: Sock Yarn by 24 Mile Hollow Yarn Co. (I believe).
Needle size: 2.5mm
Knitting time: 4th-21st January 2020.

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FO: Baby Sock

A friend who had a baby in 2014 asked me to knit some warm socks for him.

SL 12

I had some leftover navy DROPS Merino Extra Fine at home and used it for this pattern.

SL 13

The fun about this pattern is that it knits up very quickly, and it makes them extra cosy and ‘snuggly’ as Luke would say.

SL 14

The cables that run down the cuff of the sock look really sweet.

SL 15

And my friend sent me a picture of her gorgeous little man wearing them, doesn’t he look happy?

SL 16

STATS
Pattern:
 Socks by DROPS Design.
Yarn: DROPS Merino Extra Fine in dark blue.
Needle size: 3mm
Knitting time: 24th October 2014.