Katherine the Great
I like to think of myself as a storyteller. Mostly I tell stories about knitting.

I’ve been jonesing to finish these socks since Hunter Hammersen wrote “something may go swooping wildly about on the foot” in early December. There’s just something about a plain sock that isn’t really plain at all that appeals to me. And here they are. (right before they went in the mail to their photo shoot)

Aurin socks
I liked the yarn quite a bit. It feels amazing and has nice stitch definition. I’ll be using Caper sock again, but I think I’ll go with a semi-solid. Black Tulip (purple), Dark & Stormy (ocean blue), or Carina (gray) or… maybe I’ll go full on crazy and give Alexandrite a whirl.

Aurin socks
Yarn: String Theory – Caper Sock
Colorway: Beach Plum
Needles: 2.25mm Signature DPNs
Pattern: Aurin by Hunter Hammersen (COMING SOON!)

Aurin socks and plane

It's a bird, no, it's a plane, no, it's socks and a plane!



Ps. Check out what others have finished at:
Tami’s Amis

Wisdom begins in Wonder

Natural Suburbia


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8 Comments

  1. Jules O says:

    cool looking sock….jealous that you got to test knit it!! Love the last photo..such a great shot!!!

  2. Chrisknits says:

    So pretty, love the Jolie!

  3. Carrie says:

    Beautiful color…love them!

    But I gotta say, those poses are the best…too great!
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  4. wonderwhygal says:

    oh man, another sock pattern I must queue! Love your socks.
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    • Katie says:

      Thanks so much. I can’t believe I used to think I’d never knit socks. It’s hilarious to me now. Silly me!


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