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rebecca
03-18-2007, 07:10 PM
I'm so happy that my dear husband, Lonnie, has finally found something that I knit that he can't get enough of...socks! So, I've designed and knit another pair for him, Mock Around the Clock men's socks (http://whimsicalknittingdesigns.blogspot.com/2006/02/mock-around-clock-mens-socks-pattern.html) which I finished and postd today. http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/watermarks/th_Mock-Around-the-Clock-socks.jpg (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/watermarks/Mock-Around-the-Clock-socks.jpg)
These are a quick, fun knit using a mock rib pattern. I used 1 skein of Opal sock yarn and size 1 and 2 circs (I wrote the pattern for dpns). He loves them and is ready for his next pair, but he has to wait until I finish Easter knitting and another couple of sock patterns for girls...lol, really, I say that, but I'll knit another pair for him in there somewhere :wink:
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/watermarks/th_mock-around-socks-2-waterma.jpg (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/watermarks/mock-around-socks-2-waterma.jpg) Almost forgot to tell you, these are designed for men's size 11, but can easily be altered.

Godiva337
03-18-2007, 07:26 PM
:thumbsup: :cheering: :muah: Love the socks!! You did such a great job!! lol I am still looking for something to knit that the bf can't get enough of....... haven't found it yet...... :teehee:

rebecca
03-19-2007, 07:11 PM
Thanks!
I know what you mean, it's taken Lonnie a couple of years before he found something that he really loves. And I hang my head in shame as I admit that that is my fault because I didn't knit socks for him until a few months ago because he always said, "No thank you" when I asked if he would like a pair. So I finally just knit some for him and now I've created a man who wants all of his socks handknit....of which I am more than happy to do :heart:

Jan in CA
03-19-2007, 07:15 PM
Those are so nice! I love the color!

sara_jayne
03-19-2007, 08:10 PM
Awesome job, Becka! :notworthy:

rebecca
03-21-2007, 03:41 PM
Thanks, guys :muah: Ya'll are so sweet :heart:

Cristy
03-22-2007, 12:18 AM
Those look great Becka!

redwitch
03-25-2007, 07:47 AM
Did you flip the photo or do you have a clock with a mirror-image face? How cute would that be?
Love those black and blue together, they are particularly perfect for a man. That pooling looks great! I always hear people complaining about pooling when half the time I think the effect is quite nice - but this is a whole different level, that 'pooling' looks like the most wonderful irregular striping ever! Almost zebra-printy... they really are gorgeous! Lucky Lonnie

Sarah

KnittyKitty
03-25-2007, 09:01 AM
Awesome socks Becca!