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Here Comes the Sun: TFA Saffron Socks

Punxsutawney Phil may have predicted an early spring, but the weather in the mid-Atlantic has been blustery and cold.  I thought I would bring the sunshine indoors by knitting Tanis Fiber Arts Blue Label in Saffron.  I purchased this yarn two years ago during the Boxing Day update.  

I had never shopped TFA, and wasn’t prepared to be cartjacked.  This skein was the only one I purchased, and it’s been hanging out in my stash, not quite sure what it wanted to be.  When I came across the Wheatley pattern, I knew Saffron had found its match.  Et voila.

Despite being fingering weight, the yarn is a little thicker than I’m used to, so my 64-stitch cast on is not as snug as I would like.  But I think these will be a great companion with my rain boots – socked full of sunshine on damp, soggy days.


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