19 October 2011

FO: Pink Monkeys

 Yarn: Ella Rae lace merino
Needles: US 1 (2.25mm) dpns, set of 5

Pattern: Monkey by Cookie A.
Dates: End of September - October 13, 2011

Mods: I did my usual slip-stitch heel pattern for these ones, and I definitely made the heel flap longer than the pattern calls for. Apparently I have a rather large instep, so extra depth in the heel pocket (I made that term up) is helpful.
Verdict: I love them, and I'm really glad I did a knit-a-long with Pippa. I saw more of her sock progress last night at knitting group, and hers are super cute, too! We're going to be the most stylish people studying in that stinking library.

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Julie said...

what a sweet pair of socks!! that's a really pretty pink colourway.

Andrea said...

These look so pretty! I really want to knit a pair of Monkey's and these may have just been the thing to give me that extra push.

Allison said...

Thanks! I am so happy with them :)

faeriecollege said...

Is there any way Monkeys can go wrong, really? They're lovely!

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