Gingerbread socks

Close up of the gingerbread socksPhew!
My first knitted socks ever are finished! I’m proud and happy. They are knitted in very thin Opal yarn, and fits perfect!

I actually finished knitting these socks a couple of weeks ago, but now I’ve attached all the lose ends and really finished them. I call them my pepparkakssockor (gingerbread biscuit socks) because of their brown color.

Detail of the toesWhen you look closely you very legible can see which one I made first, because the second one is much better looking!

But I have more of this yarn, and the next pair will be better matched I hope, these are differently striped, in the same category as Little miss MissMatched!

My gingerbread socks on my feet

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4 Responses to Gingerbread socks

  1. Oh! these are great, I am green with envy! Did it take long to knit?

    Excellent job.


  2. Elisa says:

    Marvellous! Your socks are so lovely.. I think I’ll ask my grandmother to teach me how to knit them. I hope it will be a productive weekend!
    Thank you for the inspiration!

  3. valentina says:

    Yay!! These were good practice for you-know-what! ;-)
    What yarn is this? I don’t nomrally like the self-patterning sock yarn, but this is nice.
    I’ll make the announcement today.

  4. Wendy says:

    Beautiful sock. I have yet to tackle one – I feel the urge now that I see how well yours turned out!

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