Cabled Footies from One Skein
Cast on: 4 January 2007
Completed: 10 January 2007
Wool-Ease Worsted - 138 Cranberry, less than one skein
Plymouth Bamboo size 8 DPN's
The pattern calls for about 225 yards of yarn, and Wool-Ease has 197 yards per skein. I bought three, thinking I could make two pairs and still have a good amount left over for some other project. I knit the smallest size, but added one inch to the cuff and still used less than one skein of yarn. So I've got plenty left over to add to the ever growing stash.
My only complaint is that I don't like the pointy toe. You decrease the toe until you have a total of eight stitches left. I knew it would be pointy, but I did it anyway. The don't look bad on the foot, but next time will knit the foot a little longer and only work the toe down to 16 or 18 stitches instead of 8.
Hurrah for socks knit in worsted yarn on size 8's!! These are a great quick gift knitting project, and they are my first FO for Holiday Headstart. They also count as my January socks for Sock a Month 2!! Whoppie . . . now on to some knitting for ME!!