Saturday, March 17, 2007
Undulating Rib Socks
My first pair of socks from the book will be Ann Budd's Undulating Rib socks. Here's a picture of the first 3 inches or so. It was hard to decide which to do first, since there are so many I'd like to make--Retro Rib, Embossed Leaves, Waving Lace, Go with the Flow, Diagonal Cross-Rib....
A question for anyone else who is working on these: are you getting a small hole where you do the k1,p1,k1 all in one stitch? I am, and I'm not sure I mind--it looks intentional, actually, like a smallish yarnover. When the sock is stretched out, these give the pattern a slightly lacy look. But not having done this particular stitch before, I have no idea if this is an egregious mistake or not!
I'm using Regia 4 Fadig Color yarn. I had intended to use it for a different Ann Budd sock pattern--the Broken Cable Rib Socks (on the IK Web site). But I decided it would work well for the Undulating Ribs.