FO: Groovy Socks

Pattern: Groovy Socks by Caroline Hegwer

Yarn: Knit Picks Felici in Building Blocks

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My Groovy socks were actually finished in December I could just not get the right lighting to snap some pics of these. Turns out my bro has tonsĀ of natural light at his house so I took advantage the last time we visited and got pics of a couple of pairs of socks. My Smokestack pics were taken there too, looove that shaggy rug!

I knit these on 2.25mm’s but the pattern yields a pretty tight sock. I’m sure they will stretch with time but I would definitely knit another pair with 2.5mm’s so they aren’t so hard to get on.

This pattern was one of those addictive patterns. A two row repeat and one of those rows is plain knitting…. can’t get easier than that. Perfect socks for on the go and the self striping makes you never want to stop.

I learned this week that Knit Picks is discontinuing Knit Picks Felici.Here I was excitedly waiting for their new colours to arrive. Insert sad panda face here! This is such a hard wearing yarn and really held up perfectly with my hardwood and tile floors. I wears socks to bed, heck i’ve even walked around on my rock driveway with these. Basically if I can’t do what I would in a pair of store bought socks, they just won’t last in my house. There are still and handful of colourways available before they are gone for good so if you want some I’d suggest you get it now! I may have some on the way.

I’m kicking myself that I didn’t get some of the older colourways before they were gone too. Maybe someone will decide to destash and I will be able to get them.

This was the last Felici colourway I had in stash and I’m going to have to make the ones coming last all the longer.

At least a have a handful of beautiful felici socks to keep me going for a while.

If you have older Felici colourways in your stash that you’d like to sell lets talk.

If you need me I’ll be groovin’ in my new socks!

10 thoughts on “FO: Groovy Socks

  1. I love those socks. It looks like they work perfect with the felici. I’m kind of bummed I missed out on the pattern now!

  2. I’d been on the fence about ordering some of the last few colors available but this post just put me over the edge. Two colors are on their way to me now!

  3. wow you really matched up those stripes perfectly! they’re awesome!

    and really sad to read about felici. self-striping is so popular – i’m really surprised.

  4. Hi Kelly, this post is extremely fortuitous for me because my last remaining felici is also in the Lego block color way. I remember when you started this sock that it looked cute and fun so I came here to look it up and there it was as a new post. Most accommodating of you! I need a new car knit and I think this is it! (Immitation is the highest form etc, hope you don’t mind!!). And I’ve also bought a few last felici balls after you told me it was going out. Sad face.

  5. Ooh, another pair of winning socks! I still haven’t knit with KP Felici but I need to remedy that and order me some before it’s too late forever!

  6. After I read your post, first, I went and bought the Splash and Foxglove colorways of Felici and now I’m back to say that your socks are groovy indeed :) I love the broader stripes the yarn makes and the colors are just so fun!

  7. These are fantastic! I love self-striping yarns for this kind of pattern.

    I can’t believe they’re discontinuing Felici! Clearly I will have to zip over there and grab a few colourways.

  8. Wow, what groovy looking socks! Kinda reminds me of Legos! Maybe KnitPicks will bring in a similar self-striping sock yarn after Felici? Or an even better one? Here’s to hoping!

  9. I’ve not tried the KnitPicks but after this review I think I need some & am sad to hear that its done :(

    I always have a hard time with keeping socks…AND i wash by hand & hang to dry to boot!

    Your socks are totally GROOVY <3

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