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« on: September 17, 2005 01:30:36 PM »

These are the first socks I have ever made:




The yarn is Socks that Rock, Blarney Stone.  I believe the pattern is called "Autumn Socks" or something like that, in the book SocksSocksSocks.

I love them.  Everyone should make socks.

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« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2005 01:52:32 PM »

I'm just learning how to do stuff that's not squares so I'm still a little leary of socks .. those are so pretty though!
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« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2005 01:57:39 PM »

way to rock the socks!
i agree, everyone should make socks, lots and lots of socks.
and don't worry bettie, it's not nearly as hard as you're thinking (i was intimidated too, but it's really easy - look at the article on toe-up socks in knitty - there's a really easy, well explained starter pattern)
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« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2005 10:19:56 AM »

Thankee!

Bettie, it's true--socks ain't so bad.  I think that the yarn is the key.  I loved this stuff so so much, I had nary a twinge of Second Sock Syndrome.
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« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2005 10:21:58 AM »

I'm just learning how to do stuff that's not squares so I'm still a little leary of socks .. those are so pretty though!

My first non-rectangle was a sock. I used the Magic Loop technique instead of DPN's, though, so I probably made it harder on myself than it had to be.
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« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2005 12:03:02 PM »

I absolutely adore those colours!
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« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2005 01:21:02 PM »

NICE!  I love the colors. 

I have become addicted to knitting socks, ever since I got my 12" US2 circular needle.  It is just the right circumference to knit socks!  yippee!! 

I think that of all the things that I make and hear people say "wouldn't it be easier/cheaper/faster to just buy that?" socks have got to take the prize.  YES, it would be easier, cheaper and faster to just buy them but I LOVE the fact that i CAN make them. 
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« Reply #7 on: September 18, 2005 01:45:00 PM »

 I am working on my first pair of socks now! I have made Fuzzy Feet from Knitty which was a good place to start because they don't take as long as normal socks would. I am using the LouLou pattern from Knitty's breast cancer awareness issue. It's really fun to work from the toe up. By the way, I really like your socks!
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« Reply #8 on: September 18, 2005 10:34:51 PM »

Sweet socks! I really like the colourway.Welcome to the socknitters club.. addictive, isn't it?? :-)
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