patriotic socks

irish flag socks, for Owen
Pattern: VG Sock Pattern Generator, with 7×1 garter rib
Yarn: Schoeller + Stahl Fortissima Socka shades grass, natural, mango
Needles: 2.5 mm bamboo dpns

Have finally fulfilled son’s order for Irish flag socks.  And I found out what the problem was with the first pair I made.  I was weaving in the ends of each colour as I went along, by stranding as for fair isle etc, but was taking it too far along the row and so making the fabric too tight.  So, I should be able to cure that and then son will have two pairs of tricolour socks in time for his holidays in Ireland.


One response to “patriotic socks

  1. Yay! Irish socks! 🙂

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