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« on: June 05, 2006 11:46:31 AM »

The pattern came out of an old Beehive book Handknit socks by Beehive I got it at a secondhand store.  It doesn't say what year it's from, but it has a bunch of argyle patterns, too.  It cost 40 cents originally.  Eventually I hope to knit all the patterns.
The yarn is baby acrylic I bought at the same secondhand store.  It has a little bit of a pearly sheen to it, and it split like a mother, but it looks neat now.



And just to prove that I DON't have second-sock-itis:

Photos taken by my lovely man, modeled by me.  My feet are smaller than my mom's.
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« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2006 01:12:47 PM »

Very nice!  I really like the pattern and the light color shows off all the texture of the stitches.  Glad to see you don't have "second-sock-itis".  Personally, I have a terminal case of it.
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« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2006 02:04:46 PM »

oh those r cute Smiley i love the color also
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« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2006 02:14:01 PM »

thanks guys.  One thing about cabled socks is that they can't really be worn in shoes for a long period of time... The stitches dig in.  They're more ornamental for kicking around the house and whatnot.
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« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2006 03:30:27 PM »

Wow--those are gorgeous! You are my hero for knitting them. They look amazing and very detailed.

Wish that book was still available!
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« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2006 08:57:56 AM »

whee!  I'm a hero!
I bet the copyright is finished, if you want a scan of the pattern.
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