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Saturday, January 23, 2016

Knitting Notes

Pattern: Checkerboard Gansey Socks by Lisa Kay
Yarn: Anzula Cloud in the Dusty Rose Colorway
Needles:  Size 2 DPNs

You know, I don't want to say anything bad about this pattern, because it's really fine, but it really does confirm that I prefer top down socks to toe up socks.     I don't like the cast on, and I don't like the heel, and I never feel like they look quite as good as "regular" socks.    

And this yarn - good lord! - I clearly hit a fault in the skein because I had four separate breaks in sock number one.    Never had that happen in the shawl I used the bulk of this yarn for, and sock number two was fine- but man was sock number one a pain!

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