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Topic: My first pair of socks... and they're bigger on the inside.  (Read 1750 times)
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« on: March 02, 2012 02:02:40 PM »

Okay, so maybe they aren't bigger on the inside.  But they are definitely TARDIS socks!  I knit them for my boss because we are Whovian pals.



They are my own pattern.  I started following the classic pattern from Ravelry, but I wound up using different yarn and needles, and I didn't like the top down approach to socks.  So I followed a basic recipe for toe-up socks with short row toe and heel, which was much nicer for me.  I followed the basic idea of the Ravelry pattern for the panels, but instead of using fair isle for the "POLICE BOX" (I was operating on fewer stitches) I just knit a black band and backstitched the words on later.  The windows and sign are duplicate stitch, another first for me.  I'm quite happy with them!
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« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2012 02:57:52 PM »

I'm amazed. I'd love my socks to be bigger on the inside. Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2012 01:07:56 PM »

They look great. My next project will have to be these socks, I want them!
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« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2012 10:51:49 AM »

So very cool!!
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« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2012 06:53:25 AM »

These socks totally ROCK! At least they cracked me up Grin
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« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2012 05:15:51 PM »

These are awesome! I bought a pair of TARDIS socks online once but they turned out to just be blue socks with some kind of iron-on TARDIS attached weirdly... these ones are gorgeous though.
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« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2012 06:29:24 PM »

that is awesome Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: March 12, 2012 07:24:09 PM »

Thanks for all the lovely comments, guys! It sucks to hear about your online experience, Muahahahaha. Sad Sometimes even officially licensed merchandise can kind of suck.
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