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« on: September 21, 2007 08:06:18 AM »

I actually finished these a few weeks ago, but I didn't take pics til today.
I won the yarn for these in the knitting challenge a few months back.  It's handspun superwash wool from Star217, who has an http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=103341 etsy.  They're knit on size 2 (3.00mm) circular needles, using two circs at once.  I used the Universal Toe-up Formula from http://knitty.com/ISSUEsummer06/PATTuniversalsock.html Knitty.  The lace motif is Little Parachute Lace from Barbara Walker's Third Treasury.







These were really fun to knit, and though they're a little snug they're quite comfy and the first pair of socks I've knitted that I'll definitely wear in public.
Since Sir Rumpert won the knitting challenge for me, I thought it would be nice to knit him a pair of matching socks too.  More about Sir Rumpert is here http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=177450.msg1836851#msg1836851  There was no pattern for Sir Rumpert's Socks- I just made them up as I went.

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« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2007 08:39:47 AM »

Awesome matching sox!!!
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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2007 07:45:25 AM »

Wow they came out great. I'm so glad you liked the yarn.
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« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2007 09:34:15 PM »

Love the socks..both pairs Wink And the yarn is gorgeous. Horay for handspun!
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« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2007 08:29:25 PM »

oooHHHHHHHHHHHHH

I so want to do these!
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