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« Reply #220 on: February 10, 2007 06:39:04 AM »

omg, you go girl! so do you think you would recomend doing both at once?

I had both sets of needles, and I know how I am (when I'm done, I'm done), so I thought this was the perfect remedy!  So far there doesn't seem to be a problem doing both at once.  In fact, the "easier" part is when I get to something hard (like the heel), I have to do both at once, and I don't forget how I did it.  Does that make sense?  Cheesy
« Reply #221 on: February 12, 2007 03:36:02 PM »

I finished my socks last night and wore them to school today! Wool socks were a nice warm treat during the winter. And, hey - who can resist pink socks?

My socks look surprisingly nice, except for the laddering that they've got under the foot. Is there any way to fix laddering after the sock is done?

I want to knit another pair, but maybe with bigger needles and yarn. The ribbing on these took me forever because of the tiny sock yarn!

« Reply #222 on: February 12, 2007 04:22:25 PM »

They look great, g.23paxilon!

I just posted mine here rachelo's socks by mistake (old habits and all).  I'm so happy to be finished with them!  Cheesy  Now on to the next project!
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« Reply #223 on: February 13, 2007 08:43:38 AM »

Woo hoo I finished the first!

I'm not happy with the grafting so I might take it out and redo it tonight, while waiting for a nice blizzard to start! Smiley

It is so soft and warm! I am HOOKED!

I started the ribbing of number two.

« Reply #224 on: February 13, 2007 06:26:31 PM »

I really like your colorway, Leaudemiel!  It looks great!
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« Reply #225 on: March 03, 2007 04:20:38 PM »

i just bought sock yarn and a set of needles and im getting ready to cast on. im  kinda terrified lol. I bought multicoloured yarn to help hide any mistakes i make. Does this stradagy actually work or am I making rainbow socks for no reason?

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« Reply #226 on: March 03, 2007 07:28:47 PM »

Good luck, Michela!  You can do it!
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« Reply #227 on: March 07, 2007 11:58:49 PM »

HELP! ive knit the sock down to the hell and everything was going jsut peachy. now the $%&@ has hit the fan. I'm having sooooooo much trouble shaping the damn heel flap. i followed the pattern to the tee. I purled when told to purl, knit when I was supposed to knit and I turned when the damn pattern told me to turn my work. the bloody thing looked like mangled dish cloth so I frogged the whole shaping section. Now i have a half knit heel flap on a sock thats i time out.

Does anyone know of any sock formulas out there? I tend to do better with formulas than with striaght forward patterns. its the non-conformist in me

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« Reply #228 on: March 10, 2007 06:18:35 AM »

There's a good sock formula on Knitty, but it's for toe-up socks.
 Here's another one. I've never used it, but it looks good and very adaptable.

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« Reply #229 on: March 11, 2007 07:31:48 PM »

Well, today I got inspired... it's not much, but I'm happy so far! 

I'll see how I feel when I get to the heel, haha ;P

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