Anastasia Socks-FO!

21 10 2007

Anastasia Socks.LOOK!  I FINALLY FINISHED SOMETHING!

Finally finished my Anastasia Socks with my Artsygal Superwash Merino Sock yarn.  LOVE the pattern and LOVE the yarn. 🙂

I did make a few changes to the pattern so that it would fit my foot with this specific yarn.  I did my gauge swatched, figured out how many stitches I would need so that it would fit my foot right and just altered the pattern from there.  I cast on 12 stitches to each needle and did Judy’s Magic Cast on.  I increased to 36 stitches per needle and added an extra three knit stitches between the decreases so that I had the right number of stitches. Anastasia socks I stopped 2 inches before the heel and wrapped until there were 12 live stitches in the middle.  After picking up my wrapped stitches at the heel I picked up a few extra on the sides so that I wouldn’t have any holes then decreased them in the next row.  I did the 6 inch cuff and started the ribbing on the inside of the socks.  Because I chose to start the ribbing there I was about half way through one of the decrease/yarn over rows.  I fudged my ribbing and pretty much did whatever I wanted.  It works.  😉

Now for the close-up!  I’m including this cause I like pictures.  hehe.

Also I just think it looks better than my other pictures of the socks.
Anastasia Socks

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6 responses

22 10 2007
talon2claw

Those turned out really great!

22 10 2007
Kristen

Woo! Those are so pretty. I love the anastasia pattern.

22 10 2007
Jeanne

Very pretty!

23 10 2007
andi

You go Knitster! Fabulous!

26 10 2007
Sourire11

Those turned out really cute!!!

29 10 2007
Valerie in San Diego

I’ve been looking forward to seeing these finished. I think you did a great job and what wonderful color choice!

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