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Topic: Fall 07 IK's Tyrolean Stockings  (Read 3604 times)
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« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2007 09:36:59 AM »

isisfae: congratulations! Those sure are award winning socks!

I finished mine about a week ago and love them! These are the first pair of wool socks I have knit for myself and was really surprised that they kept my feet toasty warm, but not hot and sweaty. I really think they are a bit too thick to wear with shoes, but they make great house socks.
Yarn: KnitPicks Swish Superwash (4 skeins-Dublin)
size US4 dpn


I would like to swap my knits (or amigurumi stuffies) for your handmade journal...pm me!

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« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2007 01:09:49 PM »

Wow, those are sooooo pretty!

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« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2008 09:47:45 PM »

These are my terrific Tyrolean stockings.  Full time employment dampens my progress exponentially.  They are knit with a very "rustic" yarn that I recycled from a sweater that had great fiber content (80% wool/ 20% angora) but was hideous.

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« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2008 12:19:34 AM »

Oh my gosh XD I hope that's a photo in th background--I saw the picture and was like -huge scarf!- -stockings?- -omfg huge stockings. - XDD

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« Reply #14 on: January 12, 2008 06:52:04 AM »

Those are beautiful!  Did they take forever? 
I recently finished Clessidra from Knitty and they took so long that I swore off cabled socks - but now I may be changing my mind  Wink
« Reply #15 on: January 12, 2008 07:56:47 AM »

Those are so pretty! I absolutely adore them!

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