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Locutus137
« on: September 18, 2006 10:47:55 PM »

For some reason, I can only do 1 of anything.  I say - "I'll do this one, then one of another then go back and do the match for the first" - but I end up moving onto something else.  Anyone else like this?  I really need to finish these up because these would make some nice gifts, I think.  =)  Well, except for the socks, which are for my little guy.

Someone on craftster posted a pattern for these.  Love 'em.  Done in Caron Simply Soft Shadows.
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/60750arm1.jpg

Done in SWTC Karaoke Mermaid Mix
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/60750arm2.jpg

Done in SWTC Karaoke Intensity
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/60750arm3.jpg

Done in Moda Dea Sassy Stripes (I think the color is Lucky, or Crayon)
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/60750sox.jpg
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« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2006 01:23:05 AM »

You could make every day mismatched day!
They're lovely, especially the second one. I love those colors. Do you have the link to that specific pattern?
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« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2006 02:57:40 AM »

Hey, nice work! Here in Aus we have Odd Socks Day for charity.
Maybe you could start a new Odd Wristies Day  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2006 04:18:14 AM »

That sock looks so neat. I used to have a Christmas pair with similar colors.
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« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2006 05:10:39 AM »

Really beautiful -- I like the first red glove!

I have the same problem with finishing the second of something.  My solution is to work them both at the same time.  If they are socks, I do the toe of the first one, then switch and do the toe of the other, then I go back and do the foot of the first one, then the foot of the other, and so on -- that way, when I finish the first one, there's just one little bit of the second one left!

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« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2006 05:37:57 AM »

Oh, the wristwarmers are beautiful!  I especially like the second one - the cables are stunning.  I think I'd wear that around even if I had only one.  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2006 06:12:51 AM »

Can you do the moonwalk?  You know, one glove like MJ?  Tee hee hee  Sorry.  That was lame, but I crack myself up sometimes.

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« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2006 06:17:06 AM »

I am so there.  So much so, that sometimes, my gauge changes by the time I get around to the second one.  My friend's son is getting mismatched mittens as a result of my procrastination.

Thanks, Katxena, for the good idea.  Has anybody seen the article in Knitty about knitting two socks at once?  It looks like double knitting, and one sock lies inside the other one.  I'm terrified to try, I'd never keep track.  But a better knitter than myself might get something from the technique.
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Locutus137
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2006 06:27:32 AM »

Thanks guys!  IIRC, The 2nd wristwarmer was from a book called - Hats, a Knitter's Dozen.  There's a pattern in there called Snowbound Aran that includes a hat, wristwarmers and cowl.
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« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2006 06:31:36 AM »

They look great. I love the red one. Where did you find the pattern?
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