Archive for June 28th, 2013

The Skipper has socks. He is a hard man to please when it comes to knitted items. These he loves.

waffle cream socks

waffle cream socks c

The pattern is Waffle Creams by Anne Hanson. You can get the pattern at her website knitspot. The yarn is also from Anne Hanson, Bare Naked Wools Breakfast Blend Fingering in oatmeal. To tell the truth, at first I wasn’t thrilled with the yarn for the first five rounds or so. But, once I got into the cables and started to see how well the yarn worked with the pattern…well I just can’t resist a perfect match. The yarn shows off the pattern perfectly. The Skipper says he loves the feel of the socks on his feet. A comment he has never made about the other socks in other yarns that I have knit him. Perhaps The Skipper has “found” his yarn.

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