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What materials did you use? Materials Yarns Knit Picks Stroll Tonal Sock Yarn (Fingering) 75% Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon 462yds (422m)/100g 1 x 100g skein #24192 Kindling (Browns), Yarn A 1 x 100g skein #24193 Foliage (Oranges), Yarn B Needles 1 set of 5 dpns or circ(s) size US 1 (2.25 mm), or size to match the gauge given. Notions 1 tapestry needle to weave in ends 1 stitch marker to mark beg of rnds
What are you most proud of? The leaf motifs are original charts designed by me. I like my pin stripe heel and sole, and the mitten top toe.
What advice would you give someone starting this project? Why not try to knit this using solid shades of yarn instead? These socks have simple leaf print motifs and acorn outlines worked against the variegated background. The socks are knitted from the top down with a two-color ribbed cuff. The heel is a traditional heel flap and gusset but knitted in a tailored pin-stripe with a matching pin-stripe mitten top toe.