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After I finished the Rose City Rollers, I cast on Squircle for my father. I don't know when I'm going to give these to him, but he likes crazy socks, and I thought this pattern looks fascinating.
You kind of need 2 x circulars for these, the heel is a very strange construction where, and well as the 64 stitches for the sock another 66 stitches get picked up. I ordered a pair of Chiagoo circs on Thursday. I chose Chiagoo since, even though I love Knitpro Karbonz they keep on falling apart on me. I like reliable tools.

Ebay said they would be delivered on Tuesday - I figured it wasn't important, since I wasn't going to get these started until Sunday.

On Sunday I started the first socks, and knit the entire leg. On Monday I did the same with the second. This is insanely quick, and I don't quite understand what happened. 

Luckily the needles arrived today. They seem really good. Sharp tips, nice cords. I picked up the stitches, and knit on down this strange sock.


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