Totally 80’s Socks – Part 2

I’m making decent progress on  my Totally 80’s Socks and I am really glad I switched up the pattern. Not only did I alter it ever so slightly so that the stitch pattern would work with my go-to Sock Recipe, I also decided to rework it so that the spiral would be mirrored on the second sock.

This is also the first time I’m trying to make the stripes on both socks match. So far it’s been going along pretty well, but I have a feeling things might go a bit off when I start turning the heel. We shall just have to wait and see!

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So far, so good

Totally 80’s Socks – Part 1

It’s on to sock pair number two. This beauty is knit with Lana Grossa’s Meilenweit Neon Mixed. Isn’t it glorious? I love these bright colours, especially in these dark and gloomy winter months.

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Love it!

I’m using a modified version of Aija Goto’s RPM sock pattern, I basically just adapted it so that the stitch pattern works with my go-to 64 stitch socks (instead of casting on 63 like the pattern says).

I was barely around in the 80’s, so I don’t know how accurate this is, but the neon colours and ‘RPM’ name (that has to do with records, right?) made me think of the awesome 80’s – hence the name.