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mooshie
« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2008 09:42:25 AM »

well, DH's fuzzy feet are finished, and they fit! that's a big plus because I felted them while he was at work.  I will post a pic, but I want to get one with them on his feet I think.  I'll post that as soon as I can get one, he's not here right now. 

and I hope to be casting on for my "real" socks by next week! 

happy knitting!
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« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2008 01:45:18 PM »

two little monkeys covering my toes:



I used Maizy yarn - which is made primarily of corn.  How bizzare!   The yarn was splitty & a little difficult to work with - but I *can* put it in the washer/dryer - which earns it bonus points. 
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mooshie
« Reply #12 on: January 25, 2008 06:48:45 PM »

flaky,
those look great!! they're cuter on your feet IMHO.  good job!  where'd you find your yarn, that corn thing sounds cool!
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« Reply #13 on: January 26, 2008 05:15:57 AM »

Thank you!!!   Maizy made by Crystal Palace & was just at my LYS.  I thought it was relatively inexpensive for sock yarn - I think it was about $6 per skein.
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milwjamie
« Reply #14 on: January 26, 2008 10:35:13 AM »

Hey! I'd love to join too!
Was actually looking to see if anyone else was making the fishnet knee highs from Lingerie Style Knitting (my current fave knitting book).
I started sock #1 two days ago. It is the farthest I have gotten on making any sort of sock!!

I found someone else's FO on a blog here:
http://sewnice.blogspot.com/2007/09/fishnet-knee-highs-knitting-lingerie.html
Heck, they might be here on craftster, I am not sure though! If they are I hope they don't mind me posting this link.

The pair I am working on are basic black, knitted in Eden's 100% bamboo. The yarn is super nice feeling but it does have a tendency to split. And lucky for me (not) I will probably have to make a trip to the yarn shop as I think 3 balls won't be enough to finish these up.
I'll try to post a pic when the first one is done!! Hopefully it will be tonight or tomorrow  Grin  I am such a nerd because I want to finish them before we go see Cut Chemist and DJ Shadow in Chicago next week!
Can't wait to see how your socks are going  Wink
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mooshie
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2008 08:43:55 AM »

those look like cool socks! happy to have you join us Smiley  I"ll be casting on for my socks as soon as my yarn arrives.  I decided to order something rather than use what I currently have.  hehe  oh pics of fuzzy feet are on their way.
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milwjamie
« Reply #16 on: January 29, 2008 08:23:00 PM »

Well I finished sock #1 on Sunday, so that rocks!! But now on to sock #2...ugh! Will post photo when I get a chance!! How are everyone else's socks doing??
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mooshie
« Reply #17 on: January 29, 2008 08:51:11 PM »

my yarn still hasn't arrived.  BUT I've got pics of fuzzy feet, I just can't load them on this computer.  I'm hoping to see some yarn tomorrow.
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redwitch
« Reply #18 on: January 30, 2008 08:11:06 PM »

Finished one Pom last night, have not cast off because I want to do a few extra rows on the ribbing if I can, but won't know whether I have enough until I finish the other one. It's tight but I like my socks tight... but it's really tight! Hopefully a wash will fix that. Anyone have a suggestion for casting off in twisted single ribbing? I am thinking about twisting every knit stitch and then doing a normal tubular castoff?
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mooshie
« Reply #19 on: January 31, 2008 12:27:35 PM »

I finally got that pic onto my computer! so here's DH's fuzzy feet.  pay no attention to the holes on the side.  DH's feet are huge! so I think the slippers streatched out a little bit when he put them on, and this yarn felts beautifully, but I was using really big needles for this yarn. so I think the combination of it all made the holes appear.  there aren't any on the other 2 pair  I made, but they're smaller.
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