FO: First pair of socks

Here’s my first pair of socks. The yarn is Knitpicks simple stripes in the color storm and the pattern is the first one in Sensational Knitted Socks. I’m not sure I like the yarn, it’s a bit rough. I’ll see how they feel after they’re washed.

My kitchener stitch toes are a bit wonky, and after I finished the second sock, I realized that I had done the toe of the first one wrong. I considered frogging, but they’re only for me and they actually look like socks :happydance: so I think I’ll keep them just the way they are.

I think your socks look awesome!! Nice work!

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aren’t socks the best!?!?!?

:cheering: :happydance: :cheering: WTG, CONGRATULATIONS on your 1st socks!!! Don’t ya just love knitting socks?! LOL, I’ve got a pair of socks that have a different color/striped pattern toe bc I ran out of yarn…I wear them with clogs quite often :wink:

Great Job!!!

Those are very impressive for FIRST SOCKS! Geez. You should see mine!
I don’t mind little mistakes, I often leave one in and just think of that um,
what is it, Arabic ? thing where they always have a mistake in the rug
because to make it perfect is to try and imitate Allah/God and … shouldn’t be done. Something like that. :thumbsup:

That’s the same yarn I chose for my first pair of socks – but, mine aren’t finished yet. Yours look fantastic!!

I made my first pair of socks from that same yarn. And it gets really nice and soft after washing. I love them and wear them all the time!

wow…they are gorgeous! Can’t believe they’re your first.

Thanks for the compliments everyone. I’m wearing them today, and they are fairly comfortable but I’m glad to hear that they will soften up a bit after washing. Knitting socks is really fun - I’m addicted already.

:roflhard: Yes, sock knitting is quite addictive…I’m a big addict!!! I have the same yarn in my sock yarn box waiting for it’s turn on the needles :smiley:
EDIT…I forgot to add…knitpicks is having a sale on sock yarns as they are discontinuing some of their painted sock yarn & combining it under 1 heading & I think Dancing is being discontinued all together. I just saw all of this when I was placing an order for some sock yarn…as if I need it :roflhard: :rofling:

Great job!!! First pair and you’ve even got the stripes all matched and everything… more than I can say for any of the self-stripers I’ve done!!!

Beautiful job! I did my first sock in Simple Stripes, but the Sweet Tarts color. Yes, they do soften up after washing. They are sooo comfortable, I don’t plan on ever going back to “commercial” socks again. And what I like about knitting them is you can take them with you while you go somewhere you have to wait (which these days seems to include the grocery store). I copied one of the over the wrist arm bags from the last KnitPicks catalog so I just throw everything in that and go.

:cheering: Great job! :thumbsup:

You did great! I really should try socks. I made an easter egg with dpns that was my first real dpn project. I think I might give socks a go. Yours are so pretty. Great stuff!

I am always envious of those who can do socks. But those are BEAUTIFUL! Great job! :inlove: