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« on: October 11, 2008 10:27:59 AM »

I started a pair of booties and socks for my two sons when t he Republican National Convention was in town and therefor dubbed them this name. I realize simple socks and garter stitch booties aren't the most exciting thing to most knitters, but I was really happy with how they turned out! Grin I used 1.75 skeins of the yarn to  make both projects. Pretty economical!


RNC Booties
Pattern:
http://knitgirlinorway.blogdrive.com/archive/748.html
Yarn: Plymouth Yarns Happy Feet
Needles: US 1 circular

Notes: Do you have any idea how hard it is to get a picture of a babys feet that doesnt blur?  Shocked This pattern is great as long as you catch the errors posted below the pattern.

Supposedly they are guaranteed to stay on, but Jameson inevitably kicked his off. I did put a pair of socks on under them one day, and they stayed on pretty well though. This yarn is a joy to work with, and the colors are very vivid even in the dark colorway. I havent used a lot of sock yarn, so I dont know if this its normal for it to fuzz and pill up so much. I shaved the pills off before taking these pictures, and hes only worn them a few times. The way the colors alternate so frequently is gorgeous though, and almost worth it. And isnt the baby quilt my MIL made awesome?




RNC Socks
Pattern: http://members.shaw.ca/sntdesigns/Most%20Basic%20Kids%20Socks.pdf
Yarn: Plymouth Yarns Happy Feet
Needles: US 1 circular

Notes: I love this pattern! So easy to follow, so well written! These were my first cuff-down socks, and I liked the logic of the heel better than toe-up ones. It just seems to go faster.

I did knit the second sock in a bit tighter gauge, but I figure theyre going to stretch out and be washed anyways. Plus, Aidan is 7 years old. Itll be a miracle if he can wear them longer than a few months before outgrowing them.
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« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2008 11:49:48 AM »

great job and cut baby!!! Smiley I have tried to take up knitting by my crochet minded hands have a really hard time.
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