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I have a bad habit of finishing small projects and forgetting to photograph them. Case in point: I looked down at my feet today and realized I was wearing socks I’d finished knitting back in January.

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Pattern: TTL Mystery Sock
Yarn: O-Wool Classic 2-Ply
Needles: Size 2

I call these my Mac & Cheese socks, because they are that particularly unnatural yellowy-orange color of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese. I don’t often wear socks with ballet flats, but I make an exception for these. The eyelets look really lovely traveling up…

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…it’s just a shame the shoes hide the best feature – the eye of partridge heel.

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The O-Wool was nice to work with and the socks are holding up nicely. But I admit, there are a few oddities. The 2-ply feels much thicker than ordinary fingering weight, almost sport weight, really. And the socks seem to have less “memory” than most wools I’ve used.

There are new projects coming, too! Perhaps this time I’ll remember to photograph them when I actually finish them.

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