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« on: July 30, 2009 01:49:02 PM »

So I'm a bit late on the Pomatomus train....  Cheesy
Getting used to knitting through the back loop was a pain, and I messed up the lace pattern many MANY times, but I still love this pattern!

The yarn was Araucania Ranco Solid (which, despite the name, is a bit variegated) in color 108. It was sitting in my stash for the longest time, until I was looking for a yarn to go with this pattern. I'm a sucker for themes, and sea-glass green yarn fits nicely with a pattern named after a fish!



The color's a little bit truer in this WIP pic. Green's one of my all-time fave colors, and this vibrant green particularly caught my eye! Surely I'm not the only one who sometimes buys yarn just cause of the color.  Wink

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« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2009 02:02:14 PM »

Oh how I love hand knit socks.  It is a constant conversation with non-knitters... I don't want to go to walmart and just buuuuy socks.

These are stunning.  The color, the pattern.  Simply lovely.  Where is the pattern from? 
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« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2009 02:57:54 PM »

These are lovely - I love the pattern and that green is awesome  Smiley
I NEED to start knitting socks - so much nicer than bought ones!
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« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2009 04:04:41 PM »

So beautiful! Great work, and the pattern is really lovely.
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« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2009 04:08:09 PM »

Oh how I love hand knit socks.  It is a constant conversation with non-knitters... I don't want to go to walmart and just buuuuy socks.

These are stunning.  The color, the pattern.  Simply lovely.  Where is the pattern from? 

Thanks! One of my favorite parts of fall is starting to wear hand knit socks... You pop outside and the weather's crisp and cold and then "Oh! Time to put on the wool socks"  Grin

The pattern's from Knitty - here!
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« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2009 04:32:13 PM »

Thank You!  Knitty is such a great resource for patterns.  I often forget about it though.  I feel like I am always pattern searching on ravelry.

What crazy pics on the knitty link!  silly knitters.
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