Friday, 31 August 2007

Spiral Socks Finished

I loved knitting these socks. I have already finished the first sock of a pair for my daughter. I reduced the stitches down to 60 and they fit great. The yarn is from Neighborhood Fiber Company in the Glover Park colorway. Thanks for another great pattern Anni!


Spirals Done...


Spiralling Socks in Cherry Tree Hill Sockittome (River Run).

Thanks, Anni! I thoroughly enjoyed knitting these.

-Stacy (Flyin' Needles)

I'm finished too.

I have acctually been finished some days now, but time flies when you're having fun. These are knit in Opal, on 2,5 mm needles. They are a bit too long for me, but I'm sure I can find someone to give them to.

Welcome to new members/Sockamania news for current members


Those who have e-mailed me before today about membership have today been sent a Blogger Invitation and a welcome e-mail. If you've received one and not the other please let me know. If you've e-mailed me re membership and not received anything please let me know.

To everyone:

The September pattern will go out on Sunday (at least that's my aim) but if it turns out to be Monday before I can get it out please bear with me. It's not quite finished yet and I'm away tomorrow at Fibre Fest .

I'll get started on the Finished August Socks sometime today. I've just spent 2 hours adding people to the blog and sorting out new mailing groups etc for new members so I need a knitting break now.

If you're August socks aren't done yet then hurry up and get the mfinished and posted on here. It's been so much fun to see everyone's socks this month. I love them all.

Have a wonderful weekend! I know I will have a ball at FibreFest. And yes, I'm taking cash andleaving credit cards at home otherwise we may not be able to pay the mortgage next month. LOL.

Happy knitting


Thursday, 30 August 2007


My grafting wasn't the best on these socks, but they're done! On time! And I love them. Wonderful pattern, thanks, Anni! I'm looking forward to the September socks.

And even before the last day!

I finished the August socks last night! These are my first as I just started in the club this month. This was a great pattern to start with. Thank you so much Anni!

These are from Claudia Hand-painted, Jungle color on size #1 needles. They are a bit big for me, but I made them for a friend with bigger feet than me, so I think they will be perfect!

Well travelled

I nearly forgot to post a photo of these, better get in quick.
They were completed in Spain as my holiday knitting and mostly knit in the dark on a balcony overlooking the sea as it was the coolest place to be. The yarn was hand dyed with Kool-Aid...twice, as I didn't like my first attempt. I think in future I'll leave the hard work to you Anni! Anyway, after it's final bath, the result was a pleasing heathery pink which was a very welcome change from the blue splodgy mess I'd managed to get the first time. It's been patiently for me to play with it so when I saw this month's pattern, I knew it would be perfect. Thank you Anni!

Wednesday, 29 August 2007

One done- not going to make it!

Here is my one lonely spiral...It's so lovely to wear. The next one is on the needles, but with kids headed back to school tomorrow, it's not going to get done. I think the yarn color is too busy but I love them anyway! You can read more on my blog

Whew!! Barely Made It!

I have had a pretty crazy month and as usual waited until the last minute to finish a project. I don't know why I wait. I guess I feel that I work better under the pressure of a deadline. Anyway, so here they are!

I used my "Surprise Yarn of the Month" from Anni's yarn line. I love the way the socks fit!! They are great! And the yarn is wonderful! Thanks Anni for the great yarn and pattern. I look forward to next months project.

Happy Knitting!

Sensational Spirals!

Thanks, Anni, for this great pattern - I actually finished the socks a few days ago but had to wait for my daughter to get back from her hols with my camera.
The socks are made with Natural Dye Studio BFL sock yarn, colourway Jamaica - I actually bought it earlier this summer when the cricket world cup in the West Indies was on, to remind me of all those cricket watching days, waiting for our lovely hot summer to arrive! The colours are brighter than shown here - really hot and spicy.
These are my first Sockamania socks - can't wait to see the September pattern now!

Done! Well, sort-of...

So, today I finished sock number two (left foot). Yay! Except as you may be able to see, sock number one (right foot) is a bit looser, so I'll be entirely frogging it. The modifications I made to sock two were to reduce the stitches to 54 and repeat the pattern one additional time on the leg. I'm not looking forward to the ribbits, but we must suffer to have beautiful socks, right? :)

Thanks for a great pattern from this first-time sockamaniac, Anni. I didn't think I'd finish in a month, but this one made it easy to do. This may just be the cure for second sock syndrome.

And apologies for the poor photo quality--my camera is slowly (and unpredictably) dying on me. Somehow the spiral pattern manages to show up at least a little, though.

Tuesday, 28 August 2007

August Spirals

Here they are in all their glory! I really liked this pattern. It knit up larger than I thought so I had to frog the complete first sock and go down to a size 0 needle, but they are okay now. I made a slight alteration. I did not do the ribbing on the top, just stuck in with the pattern right away. I did 4 repeats of the pattern on the leg and 5 repeats for the foot. I knit these top down.
The yarn I used was Yarnsmith's Casapa which is 50% Cashmere and 50% Baby alpaca. Very soft. I had two 2.5 oz. balls that were 215 yds each. The colorway is Cyclamen and is a hand dyed yarn. As you can see I had quite a bit of yarn left over. I used the spit splice on this since I had so much left after the first sock. I didn't really want to small balls, sooo the spit splice (although I use water and not spit). I used Knit Picks 2 circulars in a size 0. (I am liking using two circ to do socks. Next I am going to try magic loop.)

Hi I'm so happy to be part of the group. I finished my spiral socks and finally had a camera available to take a picture. They are made out of Trekking XXL #131 (a neon yellow/green/black/gray mix). They turned out great.


Monday, 27 August 2007

Spiralling Socks for Hubby

Spiralling SocksHere are my August socks! DH's feet aren't really such an odd shape; I think it must be the angle!

After my earlier whining, I gave in and stopped fighting against the yarn. Once I did that, it all came together nicely, and hubby is now the happy owner of another pair of hand-knitted socks. He thanks you for the pattern, Anni. :)

I reduced the stitches to 54, and added an extra repeat on the legs. Otherwise, I stuck with the instructions as written.

The yarn is Lana Grossa Mega Boots Stretch in colour #713.

It's the most hateful stuff I've ever had the displeasure of working with! LOL.

Put a Sock in it

Spiralling Onward

Here are my finished socks!
I added an extra pattern repeat for the leg to make them a little longer. The yarn is a Meilienweit wool/cotton blend. Great fit!


Well, I'm not going to finish this month's sock. It will be the first one that I didn't complete. It feels sort of crappy too. It was a not good and crazy month for me and while I did start the spiraling socks (and I might add that the simple pattern looked really cool) I only made it to the heel of the first sock and I've stalled. I'm not happy with the yarn and just don't think I should continue this one.
Looking forward to a nice fresh start in September. As always Anni, thanks for another great pattern!

My socks for this month...

Here are my "spiralling socks".
The yarn was not the best choice,
but I like them anyway.
Yarn: Dancing from Knitpicks.

Thanks Anni for a great pattern !!!

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Sunday, 26 August 2007

Finished for August

Here are my finished socks.

Spiralling Socks

I made a few mods (less stitches to accomodate my gauge, and my usual Eye of Partridge heel flap). The yarn I used is Fly Supersport in the Ruby Redmond colorway.

This was a great pattern and a fast knit. Thanks, Anni!


Saturday, 25 August 2007

Mine are done!

I didn't think I was EVER gonna finish these. For a week I could only do a few rows here or there. But now they are done and they are awesome! What a great pattern!

Thursday, 23 August 2007

August Socks (blue spiral) are completed

Thanks, Anni, for August's pattern, and for a fun knit-a-long. The socks were knit with Opal, color Frosch, and are a Christmas present for my niece. She likes blue, and I'm hoping that she likes the way they came out. My knitting blog is Lady's Slipper.

I'm still here

just in case any of you were wondering. I've not gone missing. I've been reading the blog every few days but not had time to post any comments or do anything else. Last week, was extremely busy with a 3 day visit to Norway at the beginning of the week and them getting ready and pakcing up for 'Bible Week'. Bible Week is a week long camp that our church run every year. Simon and the girls are camping but I'm coming home every night. Don't get home until between 10pm and midnight and then go back for 10am. Except for today when I'm having a morning off.

It's a fantastic week but very, very busy and it always leave me in a lot of pain. There are morning worship meetings with Wes McNabb preaching (pastor from London) and kids clubs (Simon is helping out in the pre-school club). Then evening worship with our own pastor, John Gillespie preaching. John is preaching on heaven all week and Wes is preaching on 'Heaven on Earth?'.

On SAturday when we pur the tent up it rained, same on Sunday with Sunday night seeing terrential rain (tent leaked a little) then it gradually dried up on Monday after heave rain in the morning. The main marquee where the services are had leaked too.

Then since Tuesday the weather ahs been glorious but very windy. In the afternoons we've been relaxing outside the tent with varous friends (new and old) popping around for a cuppa. Had a lady come over yesterday asking about my knitting as I was sitting there knitting, it turned out she had bought one of my knitted bags from the craft stall too.

This afternon we may go to the beach. I've been doing a lot of knitting this week, mainly mobile phone socks and hair bands. They're selling realy well and I've sold some of my bags that didn't sell last year.

I'll start a list of finsihed socks for August over the weekend. Looks like we may have a record number of finishes this month. I've got lots mor emembers lined up for September and will start sending out invites next week. I'm hoping to get the September pattern out next Friday as we'll be at Fibrefest on Saturday 1st but I may not have time, in which case it'll be e-mailed on the 2nd. I've got the pattern and chart all written out and yarn chosen, but haven't actually started the September socks yet. So off to get the yarn would up then take it with me to start on the beach this afternoon.

If you've e-mailed me and I've not repleid then it's becasue I've not check the stashaddicts e-mail this week, just haven't had time. Will try to deal with it this evening when I get back.

Getting There

I just finished the gusset decreases on sock 1 and have finished the heel turn on sock 2 - ready to do the gusset. Hope to have them finished this weekend or by the middle of next week AND get pics posted. I'm knitting the pair in Bernat Sox in a turquoise color - the pattern shows up quite well in the solid color. I had to drop down to a US1 needle size to keep the size in check - next time I think I'll drop the number of stitches to 54 and knit on the larger needles (US3) as recommended by the yarn label.

I'm done!!!!

Here they are! Can't see the design very well but they do look nice and boy are they comfy. These were fun to make. DD3 wants me to make her a pair now.

Tuesday, 21 August 2007

Mine are Finished Too!

I loved this pattern! Easy and quick with impressive results. The pattern doesn't show up as well in the picture as it does in real life. I used Tofutsies. I liked the yarn, but it was a little splitty. I had lots left over so I might make a pair of little socks for my DGS. This would be a great pattern for my DS or DSIL. I will definitely use it again. Thanks Anni.

Monday, 20 August 2007

Halfway to a Pair

Everyone's knitting looks fabulous! This pattern makes for great-looking socks.

Me? Well, I've finished sock #1, and hubby is delighted with the look and the fit of it—like Meg, I reduced the number of stitches to 54. That's the good news. The bad news is that the second sock is fighting me all the way! I keep making stupid mistakes as a result of not paying attention to what I'm doing, and I'm now on my third attempt to get going with it. Had I not been so careless, I'd have finished the pair by now.

I think the principal problem is that I simply don't like working with Lana Grossa Mega Boots Stretch. It's stretchy and splitty, and takes all the fun out of knitting for me. Its only saving grace is that it looks nice. If it weren't for that, and the fact that these socks are for hubby, I'd have tossed it in the bin ages ago out of sheer frustration. And just to irritate me a bit more, the yarn really doesn't stand up well to multiple froggings.

Anyway, enough of my moaning! I will get a move on with sock #2, and I will not go wrong again! :)

spiralling socks complete!

Finally, a pair of socks done in the month they were meant for! I loved the pattern very much and actually plan to do a pair of mitts in them. It was a lot of fun, and the yarn was great, Artyarns Supermerino #109. Thanks Anni! Picasso loves them too ;)

Orange Spirals

I finished my Spiralling Socks earlier this month, but haven't had time to blog about them until now. Thanks for a quick, easy pattern Anni, and hope you & your family are doing better, too. : )

Spiraling Socks - Done!

Mr Puffy checking in with his Spiraling Socks. I used Claudia's Hand Painted Yarns with US1 needles. Thanks Anni for treating us to such a fun pattern!

Sock Two, Take Two

So, I started knitting sock two with 54 stitches, and I think this is going to drastically improve the fit. Which means I'll be selfishly keeping these socks. But it also means I'll be completely frogging sock one after I'm done to re-do it.

On top of that, after almost three repeats of the pattern on the leg of sock two, I realized I messed up the pattern in the second half-dozen rows, so frogged back to the cuff late this morning. I think I'll still finish turning the heel tonight. I'm surprised I'm not utterly loathing the project and yarn after all this, but using such spendy yarn helped, I think. I'd really kick myself later if I made too big socks full of mistakes with it, whereas if it were cheap stuff, I wouldn't care.

Upside: working on this pattern with keeping the stitches on the same needles through the whole thing has helped me figure out placement for the design I've got to work into my next pair fo socks.

Sunday, 19 August 2007

Spiralling Socks Are Done

My socks are now complete. I am pleased with the way they turned out. I just wish the yarn wasn't so busy so the pattern would show up more. The yarn used is Elann Esprit in Caribbean Surf and I used almost all of the 2 50 gram balls.

I know the yarn choice doesn't show off the pattern very well but the intended recipient is allergic to all forms of animal fibre and it's for the Hogwarts Sock Swap. My partner is in Ravenclaw and she chose the colour. Now I just have to wait for September. Once my son goes back to school getting these socks done on time will be a bigger challenge.


Hi all. This is so fun. I got my August pattern a little late, but just before getting it I had just lectured DD1 about completing her knitting projects before starting an other one. I was working on my first sweater and only had two seams left to sew(Cuff down arm down side of sweater) Then no sooner did I finish telling her that and I opened my email that invited me to join and the sock pattern. I was dieing to cast on right then and there but DD1 was asking if I had finished my sweater. I finished it the next day and cast on my first sock. I got to work on it for a couple of days then had DH get sick over the weekend and by the time he left for work Monday I was sick. I slept for two days. Very sluggish the rest of the week and nursing the other children as they came down with it. I finished my first sock last night while watching High School Musical 2 with my girls. I cast on the second one today and have been trying to work on it while taking care of DS2 who is 6months old and now has what the rest of us had. He just wants to be held, very hard to knit while holding a little one. I only make ankle socks being that we live in the desert and we hit 102 to 110 a good part of the summer, longer socks would give us heat stroke....ha I am using Knit Picks Dancing.

Saturday, 18 August 2007

August pattern, Sock 1

The pattern is easy going, and I hope to get more knitting accomplished this weekend in between the usual laundry, housework, and grocery shopping. There seems to be a missing piece in the pattern: the number of stitches on the heel is not mentioned (unless I missed it?). I knit the heel with 1/2 of the stitches on the needle (33 of 66), which is a typical formula. Is this ok? Cathy

August Spiralling Complete

I used Knit Picks Simple Stripes which I just pulled out of my stash. These socks were knit according to the pattern. Nice, simple, vanilla type pattern which I plan to use again.

Spiralling Socks are ready!

I started knitting 2 weeks ago and I finished yesterday. It was really a simple and nice pattern. I like it and I think I knit it again, Anni. Thanks!

Friday, 17 August 2007

A bit embarrassed....

...but also a bit proud. ;-) While the rest of you are churning out some fabulous August socks, I have finally finished July!


The first one was very slow going because I had to tweak the pattern a lot to get it to fit my DH's foot, but I figured out how to make that work (added 4 stitches, and then went up a needle size at the heel). I also worked an EOP heel because my DH wears his socks out *fast*! Oh, and the yarn is Trekking Pro Natura. Not the most lush yarn ever, but it's relatively light weight, and I think DH will appreciate that--his feet are usually much warmer than mine.

Oh, and I have started the August socks. I had to wait for a new needle to arrive from KnitPicks (great customer service--there was a flaw in my first needle, and they replaced it no questions asked). I'm only about 1.5 repeats into the first one, so no piccie yet. But I'm hoping they're as fast as everyone is saying, and I'll have photos soon. Yarn is Posh Emily in the May sock club colourway. Oh, and I have modified the pattern to 60 sts, it was coming out huge at 66 in this yarn.

August Socks Done!

True Colors?

It is hard to capture the true richness of these colors - think eye of the peacock feather colors and you are closer than this photo. Easy pattern - very stretch socks.
Pattern: Anni's Spiralling Socks from Sockamania
Yarn: Wollmeise - In the Cold Polar Zone (from my friend Yvonne in Amsterdam)
Started: August 8, 2007
Finished: August 16, 2007

Now I'm going to start July's socks since I never did start them!

Thursday, 16 August 2007

August socks in progress

I finaly found some time to start with my August socks. I`m not sure that they will be done by the end of the month, but I´ll give it a try.
A very simple but nice pattern. Have seen many of your postings and all the differt yarns, and that makes me feel, that I`m not really satisfied with my choice of yarn, but I don`t feel like starting over again.


Regia Linestep on 2.25 Susan Bates circs, for ds who said they were " cool". Difficult to see the stitches in black yarn in poor light in the evenings , but a great pattern anyway.

Wednesday, 15 August 2007


I finished the pair of Spiraling socks this morning. It took me just over a week all told to knit them. Great pattern, looks awesome, is not complicated and goes quite fast. Thank you Anni!


The yarn is Jitterbug in Copperbeach. Sadly, after one sock and the toe of the other there was a knot. A knot which tied 2 different dye lots of the same colorway. Which means that, even if you can't really tell in the picture, the socks look quite different one from the other. But I like them anyways!

First One Done!

My first August sock is finished, and I've started the ribbing for the second one. I love this pattern, Anni!

Finally Finished Sock One

After many trials and tribulations I have finally completed the first sock. Sock yarn is Elann Esprit colour Caribbean Surf. The recipient is allergic to all animal fibres so we discussed it and decided this would be a good yarn choice. The socks are for my Hogwards Sock Swap pal and she is in Ravenclaw so this is colour we chose. I am not sure how much the pattern shows up. I did do the sock toe up. I have to figure out how to change the heel so I can continue the swirl on a toe up heel with the heel construction I use but that will come when I have more time to think about it. For now I am happy with the result and am finally happy with the yarn so I can hopefully knit the second sock without the adventures of the first.

Waiting on yarn

Since I am remodeling all of my yarn is packed :( I know, but it's a sad, sad fate. So the only thing to do was order more. Someone else was already placing an order so I went in on that. It took her awhile to get it placed and she told me it was placed on Friday. Hopefully I don't have to wait too long for it to come in. I'm going to use solid worsted weight from Knit Picks, but with a different toe and heel color. I think that the pattern will really stand out on a solid, plus I need good winter socks. Oh, and yes, they'll be blue, as seems to be the theme for the month.

Love the pattern

My second try on my first sock is almost to the heel. I had it all complete except for doing the kitchener and it was way, way too big. Since this is yarn that DH bought for me to make me some socks I had to undo it and start all over.
I still have hopes of having these done by the end of the month.
Maybe a picture tomorrow or later.

Tuesday, 14 August 2007

One down!

I finished my first spiralling sock a bit ago! I really do love how it came out. The sock in general is a little loose, I've been finding that most sock patterns are though, I think maybe my ankles are to thin or my foot is narrower. Either way, it's still fitting ok and it's very pretty. I've already cast on for the second so as not to put it off!

Monday, 13 August 2007

Coming Along... Slowly

This is the second incarnation of Spiralling Sock. The first was coming out too large, so I ripped it and cast on fewer stitches. I was a little concerned that I'd reduced the stitches too much—in order to preserve the heel pattern—but DH assures me it's coming out a good fit for him. Lucky he has slim legs! :)

I've also added more rounds on the leg to make it longer for him.

The yarn is Lana Grossa Mega Boots Stretch in colour #713, and I'm using a 2.5mm circular to knit Magic Loop.

Contrary to most, I'm finding the going much slower than expected. Although I love the way it looks, knitting with the elasticated yarn is driving me nuts! I have three pairs of socks on the needles right now, so I'm flitting between them all to break things up a bit.

Thanks for the pattern, Anni!

Put a Sock in it


I finished the August socks on Saturday - they took exactly one week to knit! Thanks for a speedy and fun pattern, Anni!

Sunday, 12 August 2007

August Socks Are Done!

Just cast off the second sock :). I loved this pattern. It was easy to remember - great for knitting on my morning commute to work, and I enjoyed knitting with the J. Knits yarn. The colours are some of my favourites and the varigation was great - not too stripey, not too "pooley".
Looking forward to seeing more of the groups' socks - there are some great ideas happening here :).
Cheers, Karin


Done! Thanks again, Anni, nice and easy pattern. Yarn: Regia 4fädig jacquard color5273, 75% wool,25%polyamide, 50g/210m- and since these will be for my sister who has smaller feet than me, there is actually yarnleftovers-LOL!
I wanted the stripes to match, so I made sure to start -almost- at the same place on each ball of yarn. Looking forward to September!

Thursday, 9 August 2007

Spiralling Socks

I'm making this pretty pattern with my own hand dyed sock yarn, an experiment with Kool Aid from last Summer. It started off blue and yellowy cream but I wasn't impressed by my feeble attempts and plunged the whole lot in strawberry, resulting in the above. I'm really happy with the way it's working for Anni's spirals, subtle yet definitely shaded.
Just to be different I thought I'd have a go at the Magic Loop method too, something I've always wanted to try and I have to say, I think I'm a convert. I've turned the heel, negotiated the gusset and still managed to keep my head above water! Watch out toe, here I come.....

We've got the blues

So, what is it with so many of us working on the spiral sock using shades of blue? My work in progress is made of Koigu P826.

It's my first skein of Koigu, and I'd intended it for me-me-me, but I fear the cuff is going to be a bit big for my ankle, so it may end up a gift. I knew I should have adjusted the pattern when I started, but I don't want to undo it all now.

Size aside, I'm enjoying the pattern a lot and with two five-hour flights next week, I may even finish the pair this month!

New member this month. I'm a law librarian who started knitting just before I started library school four years ago, and socks not too long after that. I love them, but like many, tend to have trouble completing that second one. There's more about me on my regular blog, All-Purpose BiblioBlawg.

Wednesday, 8 August 2007

Great pattern!

My August sock is going so fast that I'm almost done with the gusset. This is a fun, beautiful pattern, Anni, thank you! I'm using Brown Sheep Wildfoote in Elderberry, and I think these will be done in no time.

Started August's Pattern

I started working on this month's pattern, last Saturday. This is what I had finished at the end of the day. I've worked on them a little more since then and have about another 3 cm complete. I'm really liking the simplicity of the pattern. Its been some time since I knit a sock that was this easy, so I'm loving it. I did, however, change the sizing on the pattern by casting on 76 stitches so that it will be a men's large, instead of a women's medium. As you can probably tell, I also opted to knit them toe up rather than top down as I'm unsure how long I will be able to make the cuff due to the increased size.
Update: After ripping twice due to errors on my part, I'm not going to cast on again, at least not now. I'm just a little frustrated with myself and it usually helps to finish a pair of socks in another pattern and then come back and tackle the one that "got me." This one is all me, not any fault of Anni's pattern. Its beautiful, but I just didn't get the math correct in trying to make it bigger.


Ok so I tried to do last months socks and it just didn't work out lol. I musta started that first sock five times. It wasn't the pattern, I just didn't like how my toe was coming out...

So here I have started my sock for this month. I really like how simple the pattern is, and it's coming out really nice! I'm using Socks That Rock Lightweight in Sapphire. It's really pretty blues, and some teals. I'm not much of a fan of this yarn many people rave about it but it's harsh on my hands and isn't very soft feeling when knit...maybe I got a bad skein???

Sorry it's blurry, I had a non blurry pic but that didn't show the colors well at all.

Tuesday, 7 August 2007

Brand new Sockamaniac

Hello all! I joined this KAL in July and actually did knit some on the Serpentine Socks except I accidentally dropped one of them in the gap between the subway train & the station platform, so I decided it was fate and gave up trying. ;) Here's my progress so far on the August sock. I love everything about this yarn (Fleece Artist Sea Wool, in the Tiger colorway) and I love how it's only pooling around the gusset area. These are knitting up quick and it's only a matter of time before they are finished!

Great new pattern!

Thanks Anni for another great pattern!

I cast on for sock #1 a couple days ago and I'm already at the heel. I really love the way the pattern goes with the yarn I picked for it.

Spiralling Socks

The yarn is Colinette Jitterbug in Copperbeach.

I'm pretty sure I'll manage to get the pair done before the end of the month this time!

Monday, 6 August 2007

Spiralling Socks done - check!

Boy is it hot outside! The good thing is, that the socks where dry in record time. I kitchenered the second toe this morning, washed and blocked them and here they are!
I'm going to blog about it tomorrow. I did some modifications, but just so they would fit my feet. I liked the pattern, especially that Anni took the "3" theme from cuff -pattern-heel flap. Real nice.
Have fun knitting,