Moving on to the next family birthday and pair of birthday socks. Little Sister Carrie asked for Vegan acceptable socks in black or navy. I bought some of each color and am tackling the black ones first.
Notice I didn't pick out an intricate stitch pattern.
The cuffs were pretty easy. I knit slow because the yarn is splitty and the splits aren't easy to spot in the black. Now it's time for the heels. The gusset pickups are going to require some intense lighting, but then it should get easier again.
Dear Carrie, When you read this, take it with a smile. The fun part of knitting black socks is complaining about it. Love you. :-)
I want to knit these socks or I'd take the "out" you so kindly offered when you remembered I said I was never going to knit black socks again.
Pattern: Basic cuff down sock pattern on 56 stitches. k3p1 ribbing on cuff and instep.
Yarn: Panda Soy. 49% Bamboo, 33% Soy, 18% Elastic Nylon.
Color: 3202, Jet Black.
Needles: Options #1, 2.5mm
Gauge: 8 stitches/inch, 10 rows/inch
Just because this post needs some color.