I use my Silver Reed SK860 or Brother KX350 midgauge machines for most of my blanks. For a 2 stranded blank, I divide the total yarn in half if I’ve wound it from a cone. Otherwise, knit 2 skeins of 50 grams together.
T6 or 7, Scrap CO 60 sts, K6R with waste yarn. Change to sock yarn and knit as far as yardage will go. Scrap off with 6 rows of waste yarn.
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T8, Scrap CO 60 sts, then same as above, about 120 rows for socks.
T6 or 7, Scrap CO 53 sts, then same as above, about 100 rows for socks.