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« on: October 14, 2007 05:00:19 PM »

 I made this for my Aunt last week. She has bad shoulders from lifting heavy trays as a fine dining waitress all her life. The doctor has said her shoulders and elbows have had it. They ache all the time so she was walking around with an old cut up sock over her elbows. So.........being an inovative knitter, I came up with these.

I used 80% bamboo 20% wool yarn I got from Ebay and size 6 12" circs.
I co 62 sts and just started a sock top for 4" then 3" of sts for comfort at the joint and elbow, then 4 more inches of sock top. And wala!

Let me know what you think.





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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2007 05:07:55 PM »

So pretty and thoughtful!  Much more fashionable than a cut up sock.  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2007 05:20:01 PM »

How kewl... arm socks Cheesy That was very thoughtful of you to make those for her  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2007 05:54:15 PM »

God crafters are thoughtful.  That is really cool, and will no doubt be mistaken for a new trend.
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If it had grown up, it would have made a dreadfully ugly child; but it makes rather a handsome pig, I think.
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« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2007 07:08:49 PM »

God crafters are thoughtful.  That is really cool, and will no doubt be mistaken for a new trend.
You know I was thinking the same thing.  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2007 07:15:26 AM »

Soooo much better than an old sock! Pretty and practical, too.
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« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2007 10:46:18 AM »

Very nice - I bet your aunt will just love those!
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