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My December Dembow socks are finally done and I’m very pleased with them! With this pair of dark green socks my Synesthesia Sock Club is complete. I’ll write up a recap of my year in socks soon.

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Pattern: Dembow socks (my own design)
Yarn: Zen Yarn Garden Serenity 20 (70% Merino, 20% Cashmere, 10% Nylon) in colorway Forest Dew
Needles: US 1 – 2.25 mm
Rating: 🙂

I would have never chosen to knit with dark green yarn had it not been for my synesthesia. It turns out I like this color! And the cashmere in the yarn makes these socks dreamy soft. These will be a treat to wear.

Next up on the knitting agenda:
1. baby shower gift
2. mittens for Dad
3. more socks!

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Pattern: Oktoberfest Socken (my own design)
Yarn: Zen Yarn Garden Serenity 20 (70% Merino, 20% Cashmere, 10% Nylon) in colorway Midnight Blue
Needles: US 1 – 2.25 mm
Rating: Love love love!

My October synesthesia socks turned out great! You may recognize these socks as the Brezel Socken design from this past May. My original pair used a medium weight sock yarn which as it turns out I’m not super keen on. However I liked the cable detail so much I thought I’d try again using a lighter weight yarn.

This yarn is absolutely decadent! It’s extremely soft and cozy, and the colorway “Midnight Blue” reminds me of my favorite pair of blue jeans. So yeah, I’m pretty happy with my October synesthesia socks. Too bad I can’t keep them, though I do foresee a pair for ME in the future…

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socks? what socks?

Yes, I realize that my August socks are far from being finished. But I can explain. See, I got sidetracked by two adorable Cecil the Computer Monsters which will be gifts for my friend’s kids. All that’s left to do is stuff them, sew on the appendages, the eyes and the teeth (err, tooth). Then I’ll do a proper photo shoot.

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