Petrosinella Socks – FO!

Petrosinella FO Right

  • Yarn: Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Lightweight – Hope Springs Eternal (March 2013)
  • Yarn Weight: Fingering
  • Needles: US Size 1.5 (2.5 mm) dpn
  • Pattern:  Petrosinella
  • Size: Women’s Small
  • Time Spent: 25 hours
  • Dates: 6/15/2014 – 5/28/2016

Second 2013 Rockin’ Sock Club pattern done!  Looks like third time is the charm after all.  My first attempt at this sock was in May 2013 but that sock was frogged.  My second attempt hibernated for almost two years, but now these socks are finally done!

I found out that second sock syndrome isn’t the only risk of doing one sock at a time.  My socks aren’t quite the same size.  When I realized my first sock was a little too big I unintentionally used tighter tension on the second sock even with the same needles.  I’m really not seeing any reason to ever do one sock at a time again unless it’s absolutely necessary!

These socks are a bit big so they will probably be lounging socks.  I’m also not very happy with the color pooling.  Otherwise these socks are comfy and will be nice to wear around the house.

Petrosinella is Back!

Petrosinella WIP 2

My petrosinella sock is out of hibernation!  It has quite the history behind it already.  I started the sock in a size medium back in 2013.  I prefer knitting toe-up and I didn’t realize it was way too big until I was almost done!  That was ripped out and the small sock was started in 2014.  I finally picked it up again  a few weeks ago.  Third time’s the charm right?

I’m proud to say that I have avoided the second sock syndrome.  I decided to cast on my second pair right after I turned the heel of the first sock and was looking forward to the second sock well before the first was done.  Lucky for me I have two sets of sock size DPN needles.  I’m not sure this trick always works.  I’ll make sure to go back to two at a time for my next pair!