Thursday, February 12, 2009

Valentine Socks

Happy Valentine feet!

Photo notes:

My Heart's in Hiding -- Valentine socks

Stockinette socks with a picot top and one lonely heart knitted into the top of the second sock's foot.

Yarn - KnitPicks Bare Superwash Merino/worsted weight, hand-dyed by me, using Cherry and Pink Lemonade drink mixes and my microwave

Pattern - just your basic stockinette sock, worked over 44 stitches for the cuff, and decreased to 40 stitches after knitting a heel flap and gusset. A 6 round picot edge was knitted into the top as the socks were knitted from the cuff, downward, using a provisional crochet cast-on. The toe was knit using these instructions.........

and the chart for the heart can be found here..........
(scroll down to the middle of the page)

Needle - size U.S. 5, KnitPicks options interchangeable needle with 32 inch cable, employing the Magic Loop method.


Golden Years Gal said...

If anyone is interested in a heart on Valentine socks click on dishcloth patterns! Yes, there you will find several heart patterns usable to incorporate on your Valentine Socks.
Happy Knitting

The Knit Chick said...

Thank you! Perfect~


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