05/01/2013

Test af garnforbrug / Test of yarn use

I december måned bad jeg min mor om hjælp, til at teste hvor meget garn hun skulle bruge til at strikke et par sokker i str. 42/43 med langt skaft.
Garnet jeg havde valgt var Peru Uld fra Grønhøj, som har 50g/100m pr nøgle.

Jeg var næsten færdig med et par nålebundne sokker til min far i julegave, det var derfor oplagt at bestemme at de strikkede sokker også skulle være til min far.
På banderolen stod der at garnet passede til pind 5, men min mor valgte at bruge pind 2 eller 2½.

På billedet herunder kan I se hvor langt 2 nøgler garn (altså 100g/200m) rækkede i henholdsvis strik (øverst) og nålebinding (nederst).
Jeg skal huske at fortælle at der også gik noget af det nålebundne garn til en tommeltotbeskytter til min far, efter et slag over tommelfingeren.

Jeg beklager den dårlige billedkvalitet, men billedet er taget d. 23. december og jeg skulle nå at pakke gaven væk, mens min var ikke var i nærheden ;)


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In December I asked my mother, if she would help me test how far she could knit on a pair of socks a size 42/43 (about size 9) for my father.

The yarn I had chosen was Peru Uld (Peru Wool) wich has 100 meters pr 50 grams in 1 ball of yarn.

I was almost done, making a pair of nålbound socks for my father, that I wanted to give him for Christmas, so I decided that my moms knitted ones, also should be for my father.

On the label it says, that the yarn works best with knitting needles size 5 (size 9 in the US), but my mom decided to use size 2 or 2.5 (size 0 or 2ish in the US).

In the picture below, you can see how far we got with 2 balls of yarn each.
The knitted is on top and the ones in nålbinding is at the bottom.
I also have to tell, that in addition to my leftovers from the socks, I also did a thumbprotector for my father, after he accidently got a hammar on it.