I want to encourage you to knot yarn together with needles to create a wearable item to cover yourself and others.



MARIESI SOCKS

Yarn: Malabrigo Sock in color Whales Road
Needles: US 1 (2.25 mm) double pointed needles
Pattern: Mariesi by Marie Amelie Designs

I purchased the Malabrigo Sock yarn from a yarn shop in Lynchburg, VA. Superwash sock yarn isn’t common to find in my stash, so I picked up this colorful skein at the yarn shop.

This was my first time knitting socks toe-up. I’ve been partial over the years to cuff-down sock construction. I like a heel flap and gusset. 😊 I truly enjoyed knitting toe-up socks for the first time.

I followed the size for a finished sock circumference of 8 1/4 inches.

You may remember I had a little trouble with ladders forming between the stitches on my double pointed needles. I had uneven tension here. I discussed how I fixed this issue in a YouTube video.

I enjoyed how engaging this pattern was with all the cables. I especially enjoyed the cables running along the back of the leg.

The pattern was well-written. There are no written instructions for the chart, but I highly appreciate the separate charts for each size. This made the chart easy to follow while knitting.

I would knit this pattern again but with a less colorful yarn. In my opinion, the cables would be able to shine better.

Overall, I was pleased with this pattern and the socks that resulted from it. 🧦

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