a dillydallyknitter: The Man Sock Curse is OVER!

Monday, May 21, 2007

The Man Sock Curse is OVER!

Remember this pair of ill fated socks I started for my Dad last June, 2006?

How about the jumbo sock (I never did the second one) from Christmas, '06?


Well third time's a charm because after finishing these in time for my Dad's birthday:



I discovered that:

THEY FIT!



Pattern: 3X1 rib
Needles: Clover bamboo,size 2 DPNs
Yarn: Lorna's Laces, Shepherd Sport, Charcoal
Started: Way too long ago, finished, May 14, 2006

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17 Comments:

At 8:18 PM, Blogger Zonda said...

Yahoo! Good for you!

Lovely socks! I bet Dad enjoys them! :)

 
At 8:25 PM, Blogger turtlegirl76 said...

Yay! Your dad is a lucky man. Thos socks are gorgeous!

 
At 8:26 PM, Blogger Left Coast Knitter said...

Yahoo! My fave color too!

 
At 10:16 PM, Blogger IrishgirlieKnits & PashyKnits said...

Those look great!!!

 
At 12:06 AM, Blogger Carolyn said...

Gorgeous socks! I bet your dad loves them.

 
At 2:58 AM, Blogger Kaye said...

Woo hoo!!! Your man socks are a beacon of hope that someday I will knit socks for my husband. Esp. cuz I think your dad has the same size feet--10.5 right?

Third time is a charm!

 
At 4:37 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fantastic socks!!! They look great!
-Your Sox Box Pal

 
At 5:41 AM, Blogger Meghann said...

Gorgeous! I'm supposed to be knitting socks for my dh, but have yet to finish them!

 
At 7:20 AM, Blogger Batty said...

Wonderful! And it's an excellent man color too. Those are so hard to come by.

 
At 7:55 AM, Blogger sgeddes said...

WooHoo! Complete man socks! They looks great. The pair I'm owrking on are still hidden at the bottom of my knitting basket. I'll get there someday.

 
At 8:54 AM, Blogger bradyphrenia said...

that colorway is very nice and manly. i will have to look for that one.

 
At 9:22 AM, Blogger knitty_kat said...

They look really good!! Congrats!

 
At 12:38 PM, Blogger Rain said...

Ooh great news that they fit! They look fab.

 
At 1:05 PM, Blogger Karen said...

Yeah!!!! It's always so great to break a curse. :)

 
At 3:04 PM, Blogger DomesticOverlord said...

Your socks are bomb! I hope your dad likes them. Also you've been tagged by Bezzie's Mutant Hybrid Meme...

 
At 10:02 PM, Blogger Jessica said...

Suh-weet! Congratulations. Man do I want some knitted socks. I need to get my butt in gear!

 
At 4:32 PM, Blogger Casey said...

Looks great!

 

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