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« on: December 10, 2006 10:44:39 PM »

These are based on the Norwegian Stockings found in Nancy Bush's Folk Socks.  I started knitting the first one and even turned the heel, but I ended up hating it because it had gaping holes.  So I ripped back to just above the ankle, increased some for a flare and knit until they were the right length.
I am IN LOVE with these.  I can't wait to wear them out somewhere.

http://www.electro-k.org/dec06/100_4984.jpg

http://www.electro-k.org/dec06/100_4987.jpg
Yeah, I had fun taking these photos.

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A little closer up.
The "kicky" photos are closer to the actual colors.

I used Knitpicks Palette in ash, mint, and sky and US 3s aka glorified toothpicks.
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« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2006 11:00:04 PM »

i love these!  they are so adorable great job =)
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« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2006 11:02:20 PM »

ohhh, i adore those!  i've just gotten into wearing legwarmers, but those are WAY more elaborate than any i've got Wink  and that's a damn cute outfit you've got on, too!
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« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2006 11:16:08 PM »

Man, I need to make me some leg warmers! (though, for the actual purpose of keeping my lags warm!  Wink )
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« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2006 11:33:58 PM »

I am in love love love with these-the colors are perfect and what cute shoes to have go with them.
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« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2006 11:47:31 PM »

How pretty! I wish I could knit!
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« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2006 05:51:05 AM »

Those are BEAUTIFUL.  I am super jealous and now have to find my copy of the Folk Socks book and make the socks (not sure I can get away with legwarmers).
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« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2006 06:27:08 AM »

those are amazingly gorgeous! the colors and the fit are amazing! i wish i had them.
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« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2006 06:28:31 AM »

I love the colors and the pattern! they look amazing!
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« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2006 07:22:14 AM »

Great pictures, amazing leg warmers and gorgeous pattern...what else is there to say?  Wink
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