FO On Monday: Quick & Dirty

The Little Cable Knee Highs are done. The yarn is Sweet Georgia Yarns tough sock in riptide. I used size 1 1/2 US needles adjusting the pattern to 64sts for foot and ankle and then followed the pattern for the increases. The pattern was easy to follow and fun to knit, the 5 inches of ribbing for the cuffs was soul sucking and took forever. But worth it.

Now I am prepping for my next project. I’m questioning my sanity. I’ll be back soon to tell you about it.

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11 Responses to FO On Monday: Quick & Dirty

  1. YarnyDragonfly says:

    Oh, they’re beautiful!! Wow! Now you need to knit a skirt to go with them! πŸ˜‰

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  2. itwasjudith says:

    ❀ them and the colour! well done πŸ™‚

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  3. Janet says:

    Wonderful! Love the cable up the back. Congrats πŸ™‚

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  4. salpal1 says:

    wow – very nice! I have contemplated knee socks, but never got brave enough. All that counting and measuring to get the fit right. And the “soul-sucking ribbing” never even occurred to me. Now I see how much bravery it takes to take on such a project, I am in awe.

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  5. Marilyn says:

    I applaud your tenacity! They will be wonderful this winter. πŸ™‚

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  6. chrisknits says:

    Love them! I adore knee socks, now I won’t wear anything else. But not gonna start knitting them.

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  7. elpalchica says:

    These are FAB! You must be madly in love with them.

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  8. Kepanie says:

    These look fabulous! You go, Karen. The stitches are even and that cute running detail of the back teases the eye.

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  9. Wow they are wonderful. Love the little cable detail at the back. What an epic project, they would take me forever

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  10. Pat says:

    These are absolutely gorgeous Karen! Well done you! And you met the deadline to boot.

    We must crown you Queen Sock Knitter Supreme!

    Beautiful colorway and fantastic adjustment to suit your needs.

    Bravo you!

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  11. ellen says:

    Yay! Congratulations on your knee high socks. They look cozy and fun! I love how you are questioning your sanity for your next project, can’t wait to read about it.

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