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Mariblue
12-05-2007, 04:09 PM
Here's a Cabled Christmas Stocking (http://pickinandthrowin.blogspot.com/2006/09/cabled-christmas-stocking.html), and a star ornament.
The stocking I did double stranded with Caron Simply Soft, on size 13 needles. It turned out really loosely knitted, so if I make this again, I'd either triple strand it, or use the bulky yarn called for in the pattern!

I found the pattern for the star ornament here. (http://tiajudy.com/SnowStar.htm) But instead of binding off the last round, I simply put the live stitches onto 20 gauge wire, and then wrapped the frame with ribbon. It looks completely different from the orginal pattern, but turned out pretty, in my opinion.

I'm planning on making lots more christmas ornaments, so with me luck!

ritaw
12-05-2007, 04:10 PM
How sweet !! I love them. Very festive :)

cindycactus
12-05-2007, 04:26 PM
You did a beautiful job. Loved the way you added to the ornament.:cheering:

Newfygirl
12-05-2007, 08:13 PM
Wow - you did a great job on both. I really love the stocking.

mdog182
12-05-2007, 08:58 PM
soooo pretty!! i want to make christmas stuff now too!

dustinac
12-06-2007, 09:50 AM
:blooby: They look wonderful!! Great job

Maria2009
12-06-2007, 11:36 AM
pretty!

Mariblue
12-06-2007, 12:04 PM
Thank you everyone for your kind comments!

Jan in CA
12-06-2007, 02:21 PM
Those are great! That sock is so pretty!

KnittingNat
12-06-2007, 02:54 PM
I loved the loose sock! And the ornament is lovely as well :heart:

Jaxhil
12-06-2007, 03:47 PM
Oooh, those are soo pretty! Love the stocking! And the ornament is beautiful too. Well done!

Ronda
12-07-2007, 03:39 PM
Very nice! I love stockings! I'm going to have to do some for next year.