Tuesday, September 06, 2005

When in doubt, accessorize.

Finally finished BF's socks.
Pattern: 4x1 rib, 68 sts to 7", 68+2 sts for 1" (8"), then 68+2+2 sts until 9" before turning heel. For a man's US sz 9 feet. BF likes them a little snug.
Materials: Sz 0 needles, Trekking XXL Color 111 (75% superwash wool, 25% nylon, 100g/ 459yds)
Just having fun with Photoshop. And oh yea, the headband is a Finnish pattern and the translation can be found here. I used 2 strands sportsweight yarn with US sz 5 needles. I think the pattern is written for worsted weight yarn.
Edit: Just discovered two beautiful sock patterns. Click here.

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8 Comments:

Blogger jacqueline said...

i love the headband. it looks fantastic!

3:37 AM  
Blogger Lauren said...

the socks look very cozy, and I love the headband! ;)

6:31 AM  
Blogger cmeknit said...

Very nice socks and headband! The socks patterns you found are great! I'll be trying them out!

8:56 AM  
Blogger =joy= said...

cute! i'm going to have to make one of those headbands for my *)#$&% bangs. ^_^

2:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ohhh, love the headband, the colour's great! Well done!

P.S. - My fingers are crossed as tight as possible, hoping you get your scarf swap yarn soon!

- SYNO Pal

3:27 PM  
Blogger candsmom said...

Love the color of the socks and your headband is super cute!

12:27 AM  
Blogger Agnes said...

The BF socks look very comfortable! I just discovered the Finnish pattern too ... yours look great!

1:25 PM  
Blogger Jen said...

Hmm, a meme it is. You're IT!

7:40 PM  

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