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Topic: my first jaywalkers, second pair of socks, and the beginnings of an addiction  (Read 1879 times)
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« on: April 17, 2007 04:55:16 AM »

yeah.... i think i've caught the sock bug...







this would be the point where i explain how the camera added 5 inches to the length of my foot, but i wont lie... i'm 5'11" and dammit, my size 11's help me balance  Tongue

I love this pattern, simple, great fit, looks good with my favorite kinds of yarns, i will definitely be making more jaywalkers.

pattern: jaywalkers
yarn:  artyarns ultramerino 4, color ? white/brown/aqua/yellow
needles: size 1 inox dpns
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« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2007 07:57:06 AM »

I wouldn't have thought to do a contrsating heel/toe/cuff with this pattern but it looks fantastic!  Very beautiful socks.

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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2007 11:48:49 AM »

Your socks look great!  The yarn works perfectly with the pattern.  I just finished my first pair of socks (toe-up) and am planning these for my second pair.  Your wonderful result is encouraging to me.  I will start them as soon as I finish the baby socks I started (for the third time) last night. 

Wait...wouldn't that make the jaywalkers my third pair of socks Huh
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« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2007 01:22:02 PM »

I wouldn't have thought to do a contrsating heel/toe/cuff with this pattern but it looks fantastic!  Very beautiful socks.

Jazz

the idea for the contrasting cuff/heel/toe was born out of my cheapness, i really wanted to make one skein of artyarns go the whole way. But it did'nt work, i ended up having to buy another one, and of course i have half of the skein left over so i should've made the socks taller! Oh well!
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« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2007 01:24:23 PM »

I love the colors. This might be my favorite pair of jaywalkers that I've seen.

Welcome to the sock addiction. It's wonderful.
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« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2007 02:20:16 PM »

Those are so pretty! I love the toes & heels!!!!! I'm on my eighth pair of socks, which happen to be my first Jaywalkers, and I am on the 2nd sock. I absolutely love this pattern and will be using it again (and again.)

Welcome to the addiction!
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« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2007 02:51:44 PM »

thanks!
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« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2007 03:00:18 PM »

Love love love that yarn. Jaywalkers are awesome no matter what, but with this yarn and the heel/cuff brown, they are even better. Thanks for inspiring me to get going on my second one...
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« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2007 03:07:41 PM »

I love these!  Jaywalkers are awesome.  Also, I'm 6'1" and wear a 12, so you're not alone with the big feet... it's awesome when you can make your own socks because you don't have to stretch them all out to get them to fit, ha.
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« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2007 09:28:32 PM »

Verrrry cute!
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