Friday, November 20, 2015

The Argyle Sock Saga

So, I finished my Argyle Sock (singular, not plural) that I've been working on since 2011. It doesn't fit around my calf. Instead of going on a tirade about the sizing on knee-high socks, I'll just say that this sock is very pleasing to the eyes and was a nicely written pattern.

The solitary sock will hang on my bulletin board as an eyeball pleasing thing. The intarsia was surprisingly fun to do - what was less of a pleasure, however, was the duplicate stitch white striping. In the end though, I was glad I did that over the pattern-recommended fair isle/intarsia hybrid method.

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