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« Reply #70 on: June 08, 2009 04:33:52 PM »

man, i wish i could knit these. i know how to knit, but i can't read patterns. Sad i wish i had someone to make them for me....XD
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« Reply #71 on: June 09, 2009 03:53:22 PM »

I barely know how to knit (and by this, I mean I taught myself how to knit and purl, I THINK), but I know how to crochet, so I think I could read a knitting pattern, maybe. For those who have made these, would it be a good beginner project?
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« Reply #72 on: March 24, 2010 03:57:50 PM »

I'm new to knitting, and i'd love to try to make these. Can anyone tell me what is the difference between sock yarn and regular yarn?

sock yarn is thin. You knit it with small needles: American 1,2, or 3. "Regular" yarn is usually fatter on bigger needles.

However, lace weight is "regular" and thin too. Often, sock yarn has a bit of nylon in it to help keep the socks from wearing out.

DON'T start knitting with cheap synthetics. PM me if you don't have some nice wool.
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« Reply #73 on: September 02, 2010 04:46:46 PM »

I'll knit along with you. I'll pick up my yarn tonight or tomorrow. I am going to make them for my daughter, I think she will like them.
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« Reply #74 on: April 11, 2011 10:51:12 AM »

I really really really want to make these. This would be a fun way to use up some of my stash (Sadly I'm not gonna use sock yarn, I don't have extra $$ for it right now), but I don't know how to purl.... Is it possible to get a similar result w/o purling?
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« Reply #75 on: June 10, 2011 03:59:49 PM »

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but I don't know how to purl.... Is it possible to get a similar result w/o purling?

yes you just use double pointed needles or magic loop. and knit a tube
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« Reply #76 on: July 14, 2011 12:32:45 PM »

You're going to have to purl to do the ribbing pattern - even knitting in the round.

It's not hard - look up a how-tube video on you-tube
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« Reply #77 on: October 07, 2011 04:36:38 PM »

I like this. I'm making a sweater dress since those seem to be back in fashion and thigh-highs would be fun to make!
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« Reply #78 on: August 28, 2012 04:33:35 AM »

I know this thread hasn't been posted in for a while, but I just wanted to say thank you for the great pattern. I too, will attempt these, on circular needles, no less!  I have only ever tried knitting one other time a handful of years ago.  These look easy enough because it's only knitting and purling.  And then, Youtube will help me out with stitch tutorials to refresh my memory :0)
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