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« Reply #50 on: January 18, 2006 03:46:20 PM »

wow i love those rainbowy socks!!! what yarn did you use for them???  i still havent even cast on for these yet... i want to... indeed

spirals, i used two balls of Regia 4 play sock yarn.  here's a link.

http://gallery.bcentral.com/GID4728469P3583381-Knitting/Knitting-Yarn/Regia-Yarn/Sock-Yarn-Regia-Wool-4-Ply-Colors/Sock-Yarn-Regia-4-Ply-Wool-Nation-Colors/New-Regia-Sock-Yarn-Wool-4-Ply-Nation-Fun-Color-5399.aspx

thanks so much for the nice feedback, btw.  appreciate it.   Kiss
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« Reply #51 on: January 19, 2006 02:59:07 PM »

I'm in... I cast on for these this morning, and I'm two inches down my first one... I'm using some Knit Picks Dye-Your-Own sock yarn that I kool-aid-ed on my summer vacation...

Here's the yarn....



I'll post a pic of my sock when I get to my digicam...

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« Reply #52 on: January 20, 2006 04:08:44 PM »

that looks sort of like some really disturbing spaghetti...
after that thought, it's a really pretty color Grin
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« Reply #53 on: January 21, 2006 03:24:12 PM »

OH GOD SAVE ME!!!!  Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry

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« Reply #54 on: January 21, 2006 04:03:42 PM »

OH NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
if worse comes to worse, you can use a solid color to fill in the toe on both (though you'd have to undo the other one a little bit Undecided) and it will look intentional.

I'm so bummed for you!! crap like that happens to me a lot -- bad measuring on my part  Angry

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« Reply #55 on: January 21, 2006 05:52:14 PM »

Oh Juniper that's terrible!

I'm making mine in Sock Garden Hydrangea. I'm using size 0 addis for the ribbing and the sole, and size 1 addis for the pattern. I'm doing the 84 stitch version - I wear a size 9.5 shoe. This pattern had been giving me a lot of gas, but finally it seem to be coming together. Plus I think the sole being worked on size 0 will really help with the durability of the socks. If these come out as nice as I think, I will probably make another pair in my Sock Garden Stargazer Lily.
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« Reply #56 on: January 21, 2006 06:46:25 PM »

I'm so sorry juniper!! That really sucks! I hope you worked something out!!  Embarrassed

I finished my jaywalkers on wednesday:



I used knitpicks sock garden in geranium.

I am definitely casting on to another pair of these asap! I have some koigu that is just itching to be used!!

Everyone's are looking great! I love all the different colors! Very cool!
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« Reply #57 on: January 21, 2006 08:16:15 PM »

I just found this thread today.  I started these socks the other day.  Love the pattern but the tiny needles are making my fingers hurt!


so far...



And here's Kate checking out the progress....


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« Reply #58 on: January 22, 2006 02:11:23 AM »

Okay, yes, I could easily make the toe of each one solid, but the only other sock yarn I already own is charcoal grey. It does not match my existing colourway at All. Now, I'd normally just go out and buy a new ball of sock yarn, but I've made a resolution involving yarn and not purchasing and, well, I'm sure you all know what I'm talking about.

This fucking sucks.
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« Reply #59 on: January 26, 2006 04:52:03 PM »

Can anyone help me? I've started my jaywalkers twice now and ripped them out twice  Cry

They were too small! now... I measured my foot - I think properly? I measured the circumference of the thickest part of my foot, the arch... and got 8.5 inches. I had started with the 8inch size and so I ripped and started again with the 9inch size. A friend of mine is knitting these too and she advised me to try them on as I go because hers were way too tight and she will have to start over too... so with about 3.5 inches done I tried them on... and I couldn't even get it past my heel!!

so I ripped again... and this time I decided to actually do a swatch and test guage... well I did a swatch in st stockinette and I'm RIGHT ON guage! So what's going on here? If I'm on guage and I'm following the larger pattern than the measurement I have, why do they not even go past my heel?

We are lost as to what to do. I am using knitpicks sockgarden yarn and size 1 dpn's. My shoe size is a size 8. can anyone help?
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