Second Verse, Same as the First
Green Socks, they never get dirty, the longer you wear them, the stronger they get.
Sometimes, I think I might wash them, but something inside me keeps saying not yet, not yet, not yet....
So, it looks as though others sang this song using black as their sock color, which makes a lot more sense in context of the song. I would swear we sang about green socks... perhaps my memory fails me.
Regardless, they are done! And, they're really pretty!
Pattern: Herringbone Ribs Toe Up Socks by Wilma Becker
Yarn: Blue Moon Fiver Socks that Rocks lightweight in Jade
Needles: Addi Lace size 1.5 US
Notes: This was my first time using Socks that Rock. I think I'm beginning to understand the hype. This yarn is really fantastic to work with. My only obstacle, if you can consider it that, was trying to adapt to the gauge. In order to make this combo work for my foot size, I reduced my total stitch count from 64sts to 55sts. I worked the pattern over 32 top stitches and after my heel, I integrated the lace by using my already established border stitches as the beginning and end of both front and back. ( I worked the lace bits between the stockinette borders, without regard to front/back). I could probably benefit from reducing my stitch count by at least four or five more stitches, but these fit well enough. I also continued to use an extra long cuff, because I LOVE wearing socks that stay up! Though, the next time I work with STR I need to make sure to use a twisted rib for a tighter fabric.
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