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The Lady of Lallybroch Outlander Inspired Socks (March 2015 Socks)


Going strong on the 12-socks-in-2015 challenge!  Here is my third pair for the year.  This was a sock kit I got from Pandia's Jewels and represents a collaboration between PJ yarn and a pattern by my favorite sock pattern designer, C. C. Almon of JavaPurl Designs (and also of the Geeky Girls Knit podcast, which I LOVE!).

I was crazy excited to knit these socks.  The yarn?  Completely luscious.  Just look at those colors!  I love the way PJ yarns knit up.  One might say I'm addicted.  And I would be hard-pressed to deny it.  And the pattern was wonderful.  As soon as I saw these gorgeous cables, I was hooked.  I adore cables.  As usual, the pattern was written so well; super clear and the result is always fabulous. 

I loved the unusual design element of these socks.  They have a folded down cuff with nonfunctional buttons.  That is another reason I love this sock pattern designer; she comes up with such creative ideas!

Needles:  Hiya Hiya Sharps circular, US 1.5

Yarn:  Lallybroch by Pandia's Jewels (Snug)

Pattern:  Lady of Lallybroch (Outlander Inspired) by JavaPurl Designs

Project Bag:  Madbird

Media:  Most of the time I was listening to the Outlander series whilst knitting these (Drums of Autumn and then The Fiery Cross), but I also watched an assortment of TV shows including Outlander, Friends, Gilmore Girls, Angel, and Doctor Who.

Crafting Dates:  March 1 - 15, 2015









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  1. Oh my GOSH!!! These are so beautiful!! And the wee buttons?!?!? Just PERFECT!! :D

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  2. Thank you! I love these so much; I love the cables!!!

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