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On-Line Supersocke 100 Flower Color

Online Supersocke 100 Flower Colors blends superwash wool and polyamide for a sturdy sock yarn that cares for your feet and hands with a touch of aloe and jojoba. The bright colors are super fun to watch stripe as you work with them. Made in EU.
Content:
75% Wool/25% Polyamide
Care:
Machine Wash Warm, Dry Low
Weight/Yardage:
100g/462yd
Gauge:
7.5 sts = 1" on US 1-2
Knitting Weight:
Sock
$15.95 skein $11.99 skein
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On-LineSupersocke 100 Flower Color
 
5.0

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5.0

Exquisite classic German sock yarn

By Captain Hook

from Olympia, WA

Comments about On-Line Supersocke 100 Flower Color:

I make crocheted socks with the tiniest possible hook, B or smaller with yarn spun at 425-450 meters per 100 grams, tension on the snug side, and the closest possible stitch. I am deeply biased in favor of this kind of yarn for socks, based on my sock needs in a part of the US that's very wet and cool (PNW rainforest), and an active outdoor life. Soft/fluffy artisan yarns don't cut it for the sort of wear and tear we put socks through, and I don't want to be darning every time I wear a pair. I think what I love best about Online Supersocke in general is the boldness, subtlety, and combination of colors into patterning. Making plain socks can get a bit boring at times. So it's fun to watch the patterns emerge. The Flower line of colors is a bit...1960s for my taste (I prefer more classic/woodsy tones, or punky ones). But the 1337 and 1340 live very happily inside my hiking boots...and draw positive comments when I wear them with hiking sandals. Some people find Supersocke 100 splitty. I've worked around that by modifying my "hook poke" very slightly, rotating the head of the hook just a wee bit. Knitting friends tell me this yarn machine washes and dries beautifully. I find it machine washes well, but don't machine dry any socks, since it reduces their life.

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