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Project: January Hedgerow Socks

Pattern: Hedgerow socks

Yarn: Malabrigo sock in Lotus

I decided a little while back that my Effervesce socks were not going to be finished in time for this month’s sock challenge. So I broke out a skein of Malabrigo and chose a simple, comforting ribbed sock pattern and went to town. I finished these up just in time for my January socks for Liesl’s challenge.

I enjoyed this pattern. It plays with the regular ribbing design and keeps things interesting by adding in a bit of texture using different stitches. I altered the pattern just a smidge and worked a short row heel rather than the heel flap + gusset. It took me a couple tries to get my picked up wraps looking pretty, but now that I have it figured out, I am definitely a fan of these simple heels.

These socks are a happy addition to my sock drawer and they are doing their job keeping my toes warm on this snowy Saturday.

14 Comments on January Hedgerow socks

  1. Beautiful! I’m using Lotus on a project at the moment, too, but mine is Rastita instead of sock. I can’t get enough of that amazing heel you did. I think its what my next one will be.

  2. those are absolutely gorgeous! And that was smart, making adjustments and going for a sock that you knew you could get off the needles a little faster. they are stunning.

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