It’s a party!

by Aimee on April 1, 2008

FO Bob's Party Socks 001
A few weeks ago my good friend Alyson posted a new sock pattern! It’s awesome and I planned on knitting it. Plus all of the proceeds for the pattern sale go to Ravelry.
FO Bob's Party Socks 003
Then I bought some Fleece Artist Nova Socks from Charlotte Yarn and CO another sock. But I didn’t like it, so I ripped it and started on the Bob’s Party Socks!
FO Bob's Party Socks 004

Pattern: Bob’s Party Socks by Alyson Johnson
Yarn: Fleece Artist Nova socks – who the hell ever knows the colorway names for their stuff, it isn’t ever labeled.
Needles: Addi Turbo size 2 – 32″
Mods: I used a 2 instead of a size 1 needle – so I factored in for positive ease in width – these socks fit perfectly – since I used a needle size up, I only needed 3 repeats up the foot and 3 more up the leg. Also, I emailed with Alyson about the pattern a bit to take this into consideration – I LOVED the cuff, but it was WAY big – like bigger than the sock itself and floppy, so she added a couple suggestions for negative ease – I k4, k2tog all the way around for one round between the pattern and the cuff. Oh – I pick up my wrapped stitches just a tad differently than Alyson suggests, but I like it so that is how I do it.
Notes: Use this yarn again. Knit this pattern again. Enough said.
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I love these socks. They are SO comfy that I never want to take them off!
FO Bob's Party Socks 005
No really. I may never take them off.
FO Bob's Party Socks 002

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

LittleWit April 1, 2008 at 2:24 pm

Your socks are lovely. :)

alyson April 1, 2008 at 2:37 pm

Yay, I love them! They look so pretty…and now I’m wondering if I want to rip back the cuff on my own socks, maybe I should try the snuggly cuff….


Zonda April 1, 2008 at 4:05 pm

Very pretty!! :)

Brittany Newberry April 1, 2008 at 7:43 pm

Never? Man, they smell already!!! Though, they LOOK great!

Janet Richards April 9, 2008 at 7:10 am

I love the socks too – so pretty and the yarn choice is perfect!

DaisyMoon August 31, 2008 at 11:25 pm

more of a reason to wish I could knit. Tired of me going back in time and commenting yet? I hope not. I’m having fun!

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