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Monday, May 12, 2014

Another Pair of Socks!

Friday afternoon I cast on for a pair of Footie Socks.  Yesterday, I finished them!
As a runner, my feet take a lot of abuse.  I also like to run around the house barefoot.  This time of year though, is all about sandals and flip flops, which require a certain level of foot maintenance.  So every night I cover my feet in moisturizers and lotions when I climb into bed.  Then I stick my feet under the covers and get them all over Maximus.  (He’s very soft.)  It occurred to me that if I popped on some footie socks, the lotion would stay where it’s supposed to and not get all over the cat.
I like this footie sock pattern because it doesn’t come up too high on the top of the foot/ankle area, and it has short row shaping to stay on your foot.  (They do stay on, I tested them last night and didn’t have a bit of trouble with them.)  It’s also written for a range of gauges and foot sizes.  Obviously, they also work up pretty quickly!
Here’s my project page if you want more details.  Also, this is what I’m currently using as a foot (and hand) moisturizer before bed and it’s doing an amazing job of making my feet look good.  I’m using the lavender version at night.



Blogger Tiny Tyrant said...

These look very quick, easy and versatile. Beautiful color.

5:24 PM  
Blogger Jolanda Epskamp said...

I'm on a yarn/pattern diet for 6 months and you put these cuteys on here??

8:07 AM  

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