Hand knitted socks – A pair of firsts

Hand Knitted Socks Inspiration Ideas

Hand Knitted Socks Inspiration Ideas

It’s been something I wanted to do for a long time but somehow didn’t get round to actually do. And now they’re done. I’m pleased beyond words. The entire process was a fabulous one. There’s something marvelous about seeing a sock grow on your needles, taking it’s final shape.

This is a little of what that looks like…

Hand Knitted Socks Tutorial DIY

Hand Knitted Socks Tutorial DIY

Handmade Knitting Socks

Handmade Knitting Socks

Hand Knitted Socks Tutorial Step by Step

Hand Knitted Socks Tutorial Step by Step

Hand Knit Socks Blog

Hand Knit Socks Blog

Hand Knitted Short Socks

Hand Knitted Short Socks

Hand Knit Wool Socks

Hand Knit Wool Socks

Right, so, these socks are nowhere near perfect. The changes between the needles are too visible to make a really ‘neat’ sock but it’s a matter of tension and it solves itself with practise. So I cannot and will not be bothered about it. They are socks. Real comfy socks. *swoon*

And they are done in Manos del Uruguay (don’t you just love fair trade yarn) in color ‘botanico’.
And to illustrate just how lovely knitting these was, I’ve started another pair. I’m the sort of girl who always has cold feet and winter tends to come by every year so a good stash of warm socks will come in handy.