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rebecca
03-27-2006, 04:36 PM
I finished these socks a few days ago. They are knit with KnitPicks sock yarn, Dancing on size 2 dpns. The pattern is called Cascading Leaves by Jeanne Townsend. This pattern is a very fun knit, although the yarn takes some getting used to because of the elastic in it. I'm afraid that I didn't have my tension right when I cast on which caused them to be loose, so I sewed some elastic in the top of each sock which seemed to do the trick :D

sara_jayne
03-27-2006, 04:47 PM
Great Job! :thumbsup:

gardenmommy
03-27-2006, 05:01 PM
Love them! Beautiful yarn, great pattern, superb socks!

Ingrid
03-27-2006, 05:05 PM
:inlove: Beautiful!!!

Amber
03-27-2006, 07:36 PM
Very pretty!

Tammy6071
03-27-2006, 11:30 PM
Gorgeous!

AnreeAce
03-27-2006, 11:41 PM
Wow! :inlove:

I've got to admit, I'm intimidated by socks... I think I'll stick with scarves & blankets for a while longer.

Those turned out really well!

Danielle
03-28-2006, 12:08 AM
Beautiful! :inlove:

CateKnits
03-28-2006, 12:09 AM
I love those! I think you've inspired me to use my Dancing yarn with that pattern. :D

ebrperk
03-28-2006, 01:51 AM
I was hoping we would see some of your socks soon. They look great. Where did you find the pattern?

KellyK
03-28-2006, 01:52 AM
:notworthy: ALL HAIL TO THE SOCK QUEEN!!

rebecca
03-28-2006, 12:11 PM
Thanks everyone :D
LOL, u r too funny, KK ;)
I found the pattern in one of my socknitting groups @ Yahoo, it's the TownsendSockKnitALong; there are several beautiful patterns there! The pattern really is shown off with solid yarn, but this is a gift & all of my solid sock yarn is handwash & I don't expect my aunt to handwash her socks...LOL!!
Cate, Dancing is fun to work with, it's a little hinky casting on bc of the elastic in it, I found that I cast on too loosely & cast on tighter on the pair I'm working on now, after that, it was okay to work with ;)
AnreeAce, please don't let socks intimidate you...I was SCARED TO DEATH of socks, now they are my favorite things to knit! Whenever you are ready to knit them, let us know...there are LOTS of tutorials online...a great one done by our very own Silver :D
I'm off to knit another pair....................

callmesusan
03-28-2006, 03:39 PM
those are beautiful!

rebecca
03-28-2006, 06:39 PM
:D Why, thank you very much ;)

kemp
03-29-2006, 12:00 PM
Stunning! Good photo shop work too ;)

rebecca
03-29-2006, 12:08 PM
Thanks :D ...I don't have Photo Shop, I was just playing around in Paint...Thanks a bunch :D

kemp
03-29-2006, 12:10 PM
Fun isn't it? If you like playing with that stuff you ought to try Adobe Photoshop Elements. It does a lot of photo shop type stuff buy WAY less $$$.

RachelJean
03-29-2006, 02:22 PM
They're beautiful, and I'm sure your aunt will love them! Socks are so much fun to knit. :happydance:

rebecca
03-29-2006, 02:40 PM
Thanks so much :D !! I'll have to give the Adobe photo software a thought...thanks, Kemp!!

Angelia
03-29-2006, 03:38 PM
Those are gorgeous, Becka! (No surprise there, Sock Queen!)

It's so wonderful to see you and your handiwork back on KH!! :heart: :heart: :heart:

rebecca
03-29-2006, 03:43 PM
:D Thanks...it's GREAT to be back!! I MISSED everyone...A BUNCH!!!

nicolethegeek
03-29-2006, 05:38 PM
Those look great! I'm considering using that pattern for one of my balls of STR... just got a few more socks to finish up here before I can allow myself to cast those on!

rebecca
03-29-2006, 09:29 PM
THanks, :D I haven't tried STR yet! I hear it's WONDERFUL!! LOL, you sound like me, I'm trying to get gift socks done before I jump into my socks...Lorna's Laces, painted opal, kid merino...oh my...I'm about to swoon just thinking about the yarnumminous of it all :D

DotMom61
03-30-2006, 02:01 AM
Becka --- Beautiful socks, but *I* think you shoulda left your lovely legs IN the pictures!! :lol:

Some day I'm going to get to that pattern. It's so pretty!

nicolethegeek
03-30-2006, 11:22 AM
you sound like me, I'm trying to get gift socks done before I jump into my socks...
Actually, some of the socks I need to finish are actually FOR me! I have a pair with one sock waiting for ends to be done {I did ribbing, heel, and toe in contrast}, and the other is a ribbed pair in Kroy for me. I *might* allow myself to cast on the STR after those, or else I'll get the rest of the camoflage socks done first.

rebecca
03-30-2006, 11:55 AM
:D Thanks
LOL...my legs are way to white for photography :roflhard: :rofling:
decisions, decisions...LOL....You sound like me Nicole, can't decide which socks to knit when ;)

nicolethegeek
03-30-2006, 02:42 PM
You sound like me Nicole, can't decide which socks to knit when ;)
Check out my new topic in the general forum!!! ;) :oops:

itscryttle
03-30-2006, 06:40 PM
Beautiful! :thumbsup:

rebecca
03-30-2006, 10:49 PM
Nicole, you are as bad as me with sock yarn :roflhard:
:D TY,crystal