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« on: July 25, 2011 05:24:26 PM »

I've only been knitting for about a year and a half, so I don't have many socks to my name.  Yet.  All are knitted on size 0 DPNs, using a generic toe-up sock pattern. 

These are the first pair I actually finished.  Superwash merino.  I saw a fingerless gloves pattern on Ravelry that used a similar stripe pattern and was inspired.





And the second pair.  They're a wool/silk/alpaca blend in a gorgeous tweed and are a little tight around the ankle, and a little thick, but the yarn should stretch after a while. 





You can see there how the heel came out too small.   

Then there's the first socks I ever tried...



..and never finished.  But I got one done!  They're for my sister.  Originally meant to be a Slytherin scarf, but the yarn was purchased when I was too much of a newbie to know that sock yarn =/= good scarf yarn.  So Slytherin sock(s) they became.



Although the heel is crappy, they're the comfiest of the three.  I think the orange/red pair is my favourite, though.  My plan is to include cables in the next pair.  Wish me luck. 
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Oyhana
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2011 06:43:33 PM »

Awesome socks!  Good luck with your cables though I'm sure you don't need it.  Post pics when your done, would love to see them.
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« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2011 11:59:31 AM »

I love the first pair! If you like stripes, a good sequence to try is the Fibonacci sequence. It's a bit nerdy but it looks good!
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