[FO] Lemons and Oranges 檸檬橘子襪

開始日期: 2009/3/24
完成日期: 2009/4/8 (2009/3/29~4/8暫停去打二月小姐)
織圖: Fingeringweight Slip Stitch Heel Toe-up Sock by Wendy Johnson
毛線: Grignasco Bambi 芭比細毛線 100% 特級美麗諾
顏色: #863 橘色, #858 黃色
針碼: 2mm (美規0號)
尺寸: 美國鞋碼 7 號

Lemons and Oranges
Start date: 2009/3/24
Finish date: 2009/4/8 (2009/3/29~4/8 stopped to knit February Lady Sweater)
Pattern: Fingeringweight Slip Stitch Heel Toe-up Sock by Wendy Johnson
Yarn: Grignasco Bambi 100% Merino Extrafine
Color: #863 Orange, #858 Yellow
Needle: 2mm (US0)
Size: US shoe size 7

這雙襪是用B送的 Knit Picks Harmony Wood 6吋雙頭襪針組中的 2mm 襪針打的. 果真好用, 差好多! 比原來那個便宜的竹針 - 軟到像剔牙的牙籤一樣的竹針 - 好用多了! 至少打的時候不用刻意放慢速度並且不能用力, 深怕把針折斷! 不過打好第二隻 1/4 時就暫停跑去打二月小姐, 本來應該會先完成襪子才開打二月小姐, 誰曉得剛好找到線了, 又碰到天氣冷, 趕快開打完成. 二月小姐完成後第二天檸檬橘子也完成了!
I used the 2mm needles from the Knit Picks Harmony Wood 6" Sock Needle Set to knit this pair. These needles are really great, very smooth and slick but still have enough friction to hold the thin slippery yarn. They're MUCH better than those cheap bamboo one I bought, which were to soft, just like tooth picks. I had to conciously knit slower and not to apply force on the needles to prevent myself from snapping them. I stopped at 25% of sock 2 to knit February Lady Sweater, although I intended to finish the socks first but I just got my hands on some suitable yarn and the weather was still chilly so I grabbed the chance and started knitting the sweater instead. Anyway, I finished the socks the day after I finished the sweater!

這次的腳跟底作法不同, 其實跟分給襪 (Bungay Socks) 一樣, 只是腳背有打花, 但是計算錯誤, 打出來太小了, 最後送給我媽! 這次要好好練習這種腳跟底作法.
The gusset is different from previous pairs of socks, well, it's the same as Bungay Socks, but I miscalculated and it ended up too small so I had to give them to my mom! Anyway, I had a good practice on this kind of gusset making.

這襪的顏色在陽光下照起來過度明亮, 調了很久, 才盡量調到接近實際顏色.
The color was too bright under the sunlight and I had to adjust a lot just trying to make it look as close as the actual color.