FO Friday: Fancy Edition

I am happy to say the Hedera socks are done. Now that they are finished I can say I really enjoyed knitting these socks. Normally I look for easy, plain, mindless patterns so this was a good bit out of my comfort zone. In the future I’ll have to look back on this sock knitting experience when I’m picking out a pattern.

The pattern is Hedera by Cookie A. The yarn is Cascade Heritage in Caribbean Sea. The pattern is well written and easy enough to follow. There are a couple of things I would change if I knit these again. I’d do my usual heel flap for one. I think I’d do a few more rounds for the cuff too. This cuff slides down a bit.

This is the final (3rd) project for Loopy Academy Grad School. The requirement for this was to knit a pattern by Cookie A.

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20 Responses to FO Friday: Fancy Edition

  1. Katherine says:

    They are stunning!

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  2. Beautiful! I just saved this pattern to my iPad.

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  3. kathyreeves says:

    Those look wonderful! Congrats! Do you have more to do for grad school?

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  4. If the cuffs are yielding to gravity, might it be that they are just a little too snug, and trying to find a slightly smaller part of the leg? I’ve learned that on my chunky calves, making them loose enough is the trick. Those are gorgeous – definitely on my list to make! One question – if you wear that lace inside shoes, is it open enough to irritate the skin where compressed?

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    • I plan to wear these with Mary Jane style shoes. I can see there being a possibility of irritation under the buckle strap if it’s tight. I’ll report back once I’ve worn them but it might not be for a couple of weeks.


  5. The socks are beautiful. The lace is so neat. I will have to add them to my sock list 😊

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  6. Alissa Head says:

    Gorgeous! How does it feel to have knit something out of your comfort zone?

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  7. RebSef says:

    They look super cosy!!

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  8. LDSVenus says:

    They turned out very well, love the lace pattern on them 🙂

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  9. chrisknits says:

    They are gorgeous!! Almost make me want to return to sock knitting, almost.

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  10. YAAAAAAAYYYYY! They are beautiful! Is this your Loopy graduate school final project?

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  11. They are beautiful!

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  12. salpal1 says:

    Love them!!! And you whizzed through loopy academy this semester! Good job!

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  13. Stefanie says:

    Yay on the finish! I knitted that pattern and I thought it was a good one too.

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