It’s going to be Legen – wait for it – dary!

Any of you watch How I met your mother? I didn’t know the show at all until a couple of months ago. But then, from one day to the other, I was hooked. My husband and I watched all 6 series in just a few weeks time. And we’re very much looking forward to the next season!

Our favourite is Barney. So, I thought I’d dedicate a pair of socks to him. As you can see, they are…

It's going to be legendary!

…wait for it…

It's going to be legendary!

That’s right, legendary!

It's going to be legendary!

So suit up!

What I liked
I did intarsia in the round! I used the yarnover method on one pair, but as discussed for my granddad’s socks, they leave a seam.

It's going to be legendary!

For the second sock I tried my own method, which is a bit of intarsia mingled with stranded knitting. I’m working on a tutorial now and hoping to publish it soon!

Pattern
I knitted the ‘legen’ pattern over the 34 stitches that made up the front leg of the sock. The ‘dary’ pattern only took up 29 stitches, so I added 5 extra background-coloured stitches to the sides, to make it end up in the middle.

It's going to be legendary!

If you like it, you can download the pdf, or you can also find it on Ravelry. Don’t forget to visit my sponsors on the right, thank you 🙂

It's going to be legendary!

Materials used

  • yarn: Drops Fabel
  • needles: 2.5 dpns
Sock pattern (in Dutch):
Legendary chart: 

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