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Topic: Ravelympic Boyfriend Socks  (Read 860 times)
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« on: August 24, 2008 09:16:35 AM »

I limped to the finish of the Ravelympics with just inches of yarn left and cramped hands. But I made it! Here are my Ravelympic Boyfriend (really "Hubby") Socks. I didn't think I'd make it, because every time I asked my husband to try on the first sock, he kept saying, "If it's not too much trouble, I really like my socks longer."  Shocked This all the while our 14-year-old keeps telling him he looks like "a geek" and needs to wear shorter socks.  Undecided I wanted him to have the socks just right for him, but I was a little nervous about enough yarn. I just squeezed by.  Cheesy

This pattern was well written and easy to follow, even though I had never wrapped to make short rows before. I also was very happy with the colorway on the yarn and how it showed off the cables.


dkKnits Technicolor Dreamtoes purchased on etsy

Here they are and congrats to all you other Ravelympic knitters. I was so impressed with the effort, creativity, and speedy knitting.

Close up of cables:

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« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2008 07:54:03 AM »

These look great!! I love the colours Smiley

I Like Racing Tabitha Cheesy
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2008 10:02:10 AM »

The cables look fantastic! I really like the yarn you used, and they look very comfy Smiley

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