Zarte Knospe Brethren

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Apollo Zarte Knospe Brethren (5)
These are better pictures of the Brethren . This pattern is by our own Millard Fontenot.
Apollo Zarte Knospe Brethren (9)
Another view of the socks, thanks for stopping by!
Apollo Zarte Knospe Brethren (6)

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philvm's picture

This is wonderfull... I like

This is wonderfull... I like it...

CLABBERS's picture

Andy, As always, brilliant

Andy,
As always, brilliant workmanship! What bind off do you use? It' so neat and tidy.
Mark

Crafty Andy's picture

Thank you Mark. I do the

Thank you Mark. I do the Kitchener graft. Since I have two strands at the toe I pull hard,lol. I also put the needle through and weave the tails on the inside of the toe

CLABBERS's picture

Thanks Andy....is the CO

Thanks Andy....is the CO anything different, like a stretchy one? Because I do toe-up socks so far, I was looking at the top of the sock thinking that was your binding off.

Mark

Crafty Andy's picture

I have always done a long

I have always done a long tail cast on for this pattern and it has worked for me. I find it very stretchy.

CLABBERS's picture

Thanks Andy. I am planning on

Thanks Andy. I am planning on learning the top-down method soon, so it's nice to know that a regular CO works.

Thunderhorse54's picture

Got the needles, got the

Got the needles, got the yarn......HERE I GO!!!!!!

Crafty Andy's picture

We are here to help if you

We are here to help if you come into challenges. Congratulations and hope to see them soon.

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

One thing I found when I knit

One thing I found when I knit my pair was that a gauge swatch is very important...I had to rip back and go up a needle size to ensure a proper fit.

Crafty Andy's picture

Definitely a swatch so you

Definitely a swatch so you know if you have the right needles for the job!

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

The pattern is a great one

The pattern is a great one and I love the fact that Mill donates the proceeds of the sales to the scholarship fund for the Men's Knitting Retreats.

Bill's picture

Andy... What does "Zarte

Andy...
What does "Zarte Knospe" mean?

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I have no idea. it's the name

I have no idea. it's the name of the yarn colorway

Delicate bud?

Delicate bud?

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I think it is German, but I

I think it is German, but I take your word for it, let me check it on bing translate. It says tender bud, so close enough right? lol

Thunderhorse54's picture

Okay, now I'm gonna have to

Okay, now I'm gonna have to try these....!! Every time I see them my fingers start to itch!!!! Great model too!!!!!! ;-)

Crafty Andy's picture

Thank You. I love this

Thank You. I love this pattern as you can tell, I will make it in as many colors as I can lol