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Finally a FO

I’ve been working full-time, teaching at the university this semester, and so there has not been much time for knitting. This morning, I finally finished a pair of socks that I started in early February:

Handdyed Hedera socks

The pattern is the popular Hedera (Rav link) by Cookie A, and this is the second time I’ve knitted it. As my ankle is thicker than Cookie’s, I’ve again used 3mm needles for the leg, and 2.75mm needle for the foot.

The yarn is Bendigo Luxury 4ply which I dyed myself, some months back; I’m very happy with the saturation of the aqua and the touches of deeper purple. In fact, I love the socks!

Now to cast on for my next project – as knitting time is so limited, I think I’ll use some deep blue yarn from Saffron Dyeworks for a pair of plain socks, as I have no dark blue socks in my sock drawer:
Handdyed yarn from Saffron Dyeworks

2 Responses to Finally a FO

  • Tam says:

    You know, I’ve never been tempted to knit Hederas until seeing these gorgeous ones. And how good would it be to have handknitted socks in Every Color!? That might have to be my sock goal…

  • Bronwyn says:

    Tam, I love Hederas. They’re an easy knit, but the simple pattern is stunning – effective without being too girly-lacy!