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« on: August 20, 2008 06:09:01 PM »

I am so proud of these suckers.  This is the first complete pair I have ever finished.  I made two other socks before these, but they were both failures and were not mates.  Look at the stripes, man!!  The Stripes Match!!!  Wooo Hooo!!


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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2008 06:31:18 PM »

Those are lovely! I'm so jealous Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2008 06:36:56 PM »

Those socks are
GORGEOUS!!well done.
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2008 07:26:18 PM »

Thanks!  Mwah!
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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2008 06:53:15 AM »

These are awesome!!  What pattern did you use if I might ask?  I am still looking for the perfect pattern before I try my hand at socks and I love these.  Smiley 
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« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2008 08:19:57 AM »

Beauuuuuutttiiiiffuuuuulllll!!!! So professional looking!  Shocked
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« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2008 08:21:31 AM »

Definitely something to be proud of!
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« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2008 04:44:15 PM »

These are awesome!!  What pattern did you use if I might ask?  I am still looking for the perfect pattern before I try my hand at socks and I love these.  Smiley 

I got the "pattern" from Stephanie Pearl-McPhee's book Knitting Rules
She has instructions for a good plain sock.  She goes step-by-step and explains everything so wonderfully.  It was great for me because I tend to get lost in regular patterns.
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« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2008 09:58:56 AM »

LOVE THESE!  Congrats - you are a member of the Two Socks Club now!
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