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SnarkyShark
« on: October 21, 2011 11:21:15 PM »

I recently got into knitting socks! Here are my first few pairs!

My most recent ones! I finished them tonight It took one skein for each sock. (Patons brand I do believe)

I mostly watched Dr Who whiles knitting these XD

These are cute little ankle socks, though you can't see the top part Tongue

They came out oddly Christmas colored! hahaha. This was my first finished pair... One is shorter than the other XD



I love this yarn- It's some sort of bamboo/wool type (wish I kept  the paper!) Super comfy and a great color!




I plan on making lots more socks, so if you have any suggestions or nice patterns, feel free to share! Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2011 11:25:12 PM »

Great socks! Sock knitting is seriously addicting. I finished my first pair and cast on my second as soon as I finished the first. I love the first pair, is it a self striping yarn?
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« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2011 11:33:01 PM »

Yes, it's self striping Smiley I haven't gotten into colorwork yet, though I really need too!


And yes it is SO addictive D: I start planning out my next pair halfway through the the first sock XD
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« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2011 11:59:46 PM »

They look nice and warm! And well made!
What size needles did you use for the first pair? If the thickness is only 2 or 2,5 mm they must have taken forever to make...(and a lot of Dr. Who episodes  Wink)

Suggestion for a next project: A pair of Tardis socks?  Grin Or Daleks?
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« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2011 12:17:48 AM »

Size 4 circular needles were used Smiley they only took a few days since I carry them with me everywhere to work on them!

I want to make Tardis socks so badly! Ive seen a few cute patterns too Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2011 01:00:44 AM »

lovely socks!!

are the first pair from a free pattern?

im looking to do my first pair but havent got a pattern to follow yet?
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« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2011 06:02:47 AM »

For a first pair this one on Ravelry is also good:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sock-recipe-a-good-plain-sock
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« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2011 07:46:16 AM »

LOL I totally knitted long socks out of the same Paton's colorway that you used in your first picture.  I was like, hey...she took my socks!
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« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2011 09:24:51 AM »

*Love* the first pair, must learn to knit socks myself.
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« Reply #9 on: October 22, 2011 09:51:05 AM »

Thanks everyone!

The first one is just your basic top-down sock pattern, I got it from my Teach Yourself Visually Sock-Knitting :3 (Very helpful book)

I plan on doing more knee socks with cables soon! Whoo Smiley
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