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« on: September 12, 2007 08:28:45 PM »

Her first toe up socks!






Are the ends weaved in? No.

Are there still holes to be patched up from the heel turn? Yes.

Are they my size? No.

Have I been wearing them since she gave them to me? Heck yeah!!

They're made with Paton's Classic Wool in Navy which is comfy, warm, and fun to wear right after a shower. Wool is yummy.
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« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2007 01:32:48 AM »

Oh, that's cool! Did she find them easy? Are you teaching her to knit? Tell me more! Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2007 06:43:50 AM »

Are you a good daughter?  Heck yeah you are!   Grin
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« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2007 08:26:46 AM »

I was teaching her the toe up technique, which is my favourite because top down I get bored with the cuff and stop. She has a disease called Scleroderma which affects her hands and we use knitting to keep her from losing them.
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« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2007 08:57:22 PM »

Two-generational knitting is so great. I've inspired my mum to take up knitting again after about a 20-year interval. I've never tackled socks though....well done!
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« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2007 06:38:31 AM »

Two-generational knitting is so great. I've inspired my mum to take up knitting again after about a 20-year interval. I've never tackled socks though....well done!

It's more than 2 generations. It was my gramma and great-gramma who got me started on it. =D It's awesome to have something with the family, and my future little monster is probably gonna learn it the same way I did. Even my hubby knits now and he's addicted to socks as well.
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