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Topic: Knee-High silk socks....so scrumptious  (Read 5394 times)
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« on: July 25, 2007 07:08:20 PM »

I just finished these today and HAD to show them off!






Pattern: Unst from Knitting on the Road by Nancy Bush.
Yarn: Knitpicks Gloss in burgandy
Needles: US 1s for the leg and 0s for the ankle and foot.
Notes: I did the ribbing pattern version of the lace pattern all the way down the leg to make sure they'd fit super-tight and stay up. I also wasn't really looking at the directions when it came to the foot so I guess I did the top of the foot differently, though I don't really care. I also did a standard toe decrease instead of the 5-point star decrease Nancy is so fond of (I really despise it). I am not the first person to do this pattern as knee-highs, there is another craftster somewhere out there whom I am incapable of tracking down at the moment who made herself a pair and gave me the idea.
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« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2007 07:10:45 PM »

They look SO good with those shoes! They're gorgeous. Such a pretty colour too! I love them!
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« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2007 07:13:18 PM »

Wow!  They're fantastic!

I love the lacy knee-high socks I've been seeing around lately...
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« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2007 07:47:06 PM »

those socks are cute and OMG those shoes! I would be so tempted to steal them off you while you walk down the street
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« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2007 07:53:06 PM »

I love the color of your socks, they're beautiful!
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« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2007 08:08:35 PM »

Thanks for the compliments!

those socks are cute and OMG those shoes! I would be so tempted to steal them off you while you walk down the street

However cute the shoes are, they are horrid to wear! But they were only $10 so I can't complain much, right?
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« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2007 08:30:38 PM »

Those are so cute and sexy looking. Great job!
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« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2007 09:20:40 PM »

woo hoo!
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« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2007 09:31:30 PM »

Those are gorgeous!  They look just fabulous, how long did it take you?  How much yarn did it take?  How long did it take you?  Enough questions?  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2007 12:36:44 AM »

Very cool socks! They should definitely be seen!
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