The Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Socks…

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I just finished this sock… You may remember it from WOTNW#2.

It’s mostly made with balls of yarn from this vintage stash my mum gave me:

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She must have bought this yarn about forty years ago or so… Maybe even more? You may recognize Thom’s Lone Sock in the top right corner above.

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Some have old labels on, some have none…

The main colour of this sock is from a ball with no label. As I have to make it stretch for two socks, I had to come up with an idea for the foot, using the yarn from the vintage stash or whatever yarn I already had, that would match with the main colour and would make for nice, comfy socks…

I thought that might work:

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What do you think?

Now one sock to go :)

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Have a lovely Sunday… :)

13 thoughts on “The Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Socks…

      1. Yeeeears ago… My mum used to work in a museum, and a friend of hers lent me a spinning wheel for a summer. It was fun, but there’s a lot of work involved if you want to make a usable quantity of yarn!

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