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« on: February 28, 2006 11:24:00 AM »

These were a gift-knit for my Mom. They're made out of LB Wool-Ease worsted I got on discount for $1.50. The color I chose doesn't do the sock's design justice, but I think they look pretty good anyways.  Grin

The pile of flesh is by D-Made (http://d-made.blogspot.com) which she posted on Craftster a little while ago. I also made the Traveler Sock which you can also find on her website!

They're knit from the toe-up using the magic loop method. I <3 Socks! More details on my blog, of course. Thanks for looking.  Kiss





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« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2006 02:23:27 PM »

Great looking socks.  I eat that kind of lace pile of flesh, I think I will have to try it out myself.
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« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2006 05:29:09 PM »

Those are really nice... I wish I wasn't afraid of socks  Undecided
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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2006 06:12:35 AM »

Socks are your friend, tristitia!

The only semi-hard part for me when I knit my first sock was the heel-shaping and, trust me, it's not that bad. I would recommend this sock (or Traveler). Her directions are easy to follow and she includes plenty of illustrations, too.  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2006 02:47:42 PM »

Cool! I just wore my Traveler socks to work and have decided they are really house-socks - I could feel the stitches on the bottom of my foot.  I used Cascade 220 - I wonder if Wool-Ease wouldn't do that with the Acrylic content...
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« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2006 05:21:55 PM »

Great socks!! I'll have to give them a try... they'd be nice in a beautiful blue or turqoise I think...

Trista - you said:
Those are really nice... I wish I wasn't afraid of socks  Undecided

Don't be afraid!!! - Believe me - I was SO afraid of socks and then I tried them and they are SOOOOOOOO easy!! Try looking at Knitty's site for the Training Sock and then use knittinghelp.com - and do a search for online sock lessons - just to help you through it... I think I might get around to doing something online myself when I finally get a blog up.... but really - they are great and not hard at all!! Do it!! Do it for the sock!!
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« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2006 08:59:02 AM »

Great socks Knit Dork24!  I've been thinking about attempting the magic loop method...thanks for the inspiration!


Do it!! Do it for the sock!!

You too Curlyredheadgirl!
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