Saturday, April 12, 2008
Socks for Mom
Nothing like waiting until the last minute, but these socks (and there will be two eventually!) are for my Mom's birthday on the 17th. Of April. In 5 days.
I made this pattern up. I wanted a simple sock with an interesting detail and this was born. It has a simple 6 stitch cable pattern on either side of the heel flap. I frogged it a few times before I got the pattern the way I wanted it, but I love the result. The fit is fantastic....they are a bit big for me, but my mom has bigger feet than I do, so they should fit her perfectly. I'm doing a little happy dance here!!
I knit them with Knit Picks Essential in Pine. It's a super soft, washable yarn, and you can't beat a $6.58 pair of socks knit with love!
I really like how it turned out. And now, off to cast on sock #2!! (I plan on writing up the pattern after the second one is done and I will share with all 5 of my blog readers!)