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butterflymama
02-27-2006, 12:28 AM
Notice I said sockS? I was only signed up to make one because I thought that would be a huge enough challenge. It was. But then me being the perfectionist that I am decided I wanted to do 2. So I did. And I finished in time!!!

It was the first time using double pointed needles. The first time using 4 needles at once. And the first time making socks. So, I learned a lot! And now I have some groovy socks! There is no repeat with the yarn I used, so they are not supposed to match...just supposed to be random stripes. That they are! Socks are addicting! I want to make some more but with a different pattern and different, better yarn. I want to make the next cleaner, not with a ribbed top, sort of like trouser socks but with a simple design on top and with nice soft merino or something.

So, here they are!

Jan in CA
02-27-2006, 12:33 AM
Great job! They're so pretty!

gardenmommy
02-27-2006, 12:35 AM
Woo hoo! Excellently funky socks!

aylaanne
02-27-2006, 01:00 AM
god I love them! I'm working on sox right now, too, so I feel that excitement! I can't wait until mine are done (I have, um, the cuff done? :lol: )

Amber
02-27-2006, 01:25 AM
Those look great!! I can't belive that's your first pair -- awesome job! :thumbsup:

Lana
02-27-2006, 07:35 AM
FANTASTIC!!!

Ronda
02-27-2006, 07:45 AM
:cheering:

Angelia
02-27-2006, 07:47 AM
Yay for you!!! :cheering: :cheering:

They're so much fun, and you did a wonderful job! :thumbsup:

nanonette
02-27-2006, 08:01 AM
Great job!!! :cheering: Cute colors - love the randomness!

monzogary
02-27-2006, 10:48 AM
Cute socks! You did a good job on your first pair. I never completed my first pair :blush: , but have since done another. Are they by chance made with Lion brand Magic Stripes in Jelly Bean? I have that yarn to make my dd a poncho and the colors look the same.

Jenelle
02-27-2006, 01:23 PM
Cute!! I love the color! :)

itscryttle
02-27-2006, 01:48 PM
Those are GREAT!!! I want to learn how to make socks... just not quite "there" yet! :thumbsup:

butterflymama
02-27-2006, 08:40 PM
Thanks everyone!

And, yes, they are Magic Stripes Jelly Bean. :D

Danielle
02-27-2006, 11:14 PM
Very cute! Love the colors! :thumbsup:

carollovesyarn
02-28-2006, 04:23 AM
I really like that they don't match! 8-)

kemp
02-28-2006, 11:22 AM
great job! Love the colors in that yarn.