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Two pairs of socks and an almost done Tubey!

Henry’s bamboo socks:
Yarn: Regia 45% bamboo, 40% wool, 15% nylon
Needles: 2.0mm brittany birch
Worked on 56 st in k4,p4 ribbing
Toe-up, starting with Judy’s Cast-on
Henry LOVES his bamboo socks. They’re light and comfy, and he can tell everyone that his socks are made of bamboo. I would choose this yarn again in an instant if anyone around here carried it!

My Marra socks:
Marra 70% merino 30% baby alpaca — very felty, wash by hand only!
Needles: 2.75mm brittany birch
Worked on 36 stitches (really — I have very thin feet and I hate baggy socks)
Toe-up, starting with Judy’s Cast-on. Near the top of the leg I increased 4 stitches evenly around one round. I like this method of leg increasing (rather than doing increases up the back of the leg over several rounds). Also used a nice jogless join up the back of the leg.

Tubey progress:
Nearly done! Just need to decide on sleeve length and stripes (or not).

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3 Responses to “knitted things”

  1. Kristin

    Tubey looks great! It seems like such a comfortable pattern.

  2. Dan Parsons


  3. Annie

    Well done! I love the Tubey.

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