WIP – Knee Socks

WIP - Socks

Or maybe I should call these however high they are before the yarn runs out socks. These are for Katrina and when I told her I was making her knee socks she said they should go over her knees. Hmm, is that an appropriate look for a four year old? I think she’s hoping they’ll poke out a little from under her boots.

WIP - Socks

I went to my non-favorite but closer LYS on Wednesday to get some yarn to start a Christmas gift and left with this Cherry Tree Hill Supersock Merino instead — they did not have the yarn I needed or any reasonable substitute. The colorway is called bright — if that’s not an understatement I don’t know what is. I’m using Kate Gilbert‘s generic sock pattern and doing the whole thing — except the heel and toe — in a 2×2 rib. If the yarn starts to get scarce I might do the heel and toe in a solid color. Still a ways to go before I worry about that though.

WIP - Socks

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10 Responses to “WIP – Knee Socks”


  1. 1 Jennifer August 10, 2007 at 11:47 am

    Those look very fun! I am still impressed with knitting in the round on dpns. Not ready to conquer that yet. Katrina needs some of these for her colorful socks
    http://www.elann.com/productdisp.asp?NAME=Regia%20Transparent%20Rubber%20Turbo%20Wellington%20Boots%20for%20Children&productype=9

  2. 2 rhembein August 10, 2007 at 11:24 pm

    Those do look very… FUN! Kids love BRIGHT don’t they?! 😉

    ~gyl

  3. 3 hiddenart August 11, 2007 at 12:03 am

    Mmm, love the colors. What type of yarn is that?
    amanda

  4. 4 JoAnna August 11, 2007 at 8:45 am

    Ooooh! They look great!

  5. 5 luv Abby August 11, 2007 at 10:55 am

    what a fun colour perfect for a four year old….. she will be so thrilled…
    luv Abby

  6. 6 Anina August 12, 2007 at 11:02 am

    So cute. It makes me want to give sock knitting a (third) try. Maybe it’ll be third time lucky…

  7. 7 Marisa August 13, 2007 at 1:14 am

    Ok, scary scary. I dream of someday knitting w/ 2 needles. Your picture here using 4 will probably keep me up at night. This is nuts – is it normal to use 4? I’m a total knitting know nothing! Anyhow, the yarn is beautiful amazing and I’m looking forward to seeing the final product!

  8. 8 Maritza August 13, 2007 at 10:56 am

    I love that colorway – it’s so juicy!

  9. 9 Steph August 13, 2007 at 10:51 pm

    I agree with Marisa, I will someday knit with 2 needles. 4 is amazing. And the variegated wool you’re using is so cute!!

  10. 10 Randi August 13, 2007 at 11:00 pm

    Oh, I love the yarn you are using for those socks!


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