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Jan in CA
01-24-2009, 06:08 PM
My Knit Night friend combined some of Cat Bordhi techniques with her own and a bunch of us worked on the pattern together. I used YO for the gusset increases along with plain stockinette. Some of the others chose to use m1 increases with ribbing. I like the technique!

These are made from worsted weight James C. Brett Marble (http://www.kertzer.com/Yarns/MarbleAllShades/tabid/79/Default.aspx) color- moss. It's a nice soft acrylic that is a good alternative for those of us who can't use Noro. Not the best for socks, but they are pretty.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3404/3222926759_e19daf2381.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3411/3222926797_eaed03d894.jpg

KnitTogether
01-24-2009, 06:17 PM
They are beautiful!! My first thought was that the yarn had a look of Noro! Great job! :)

Marria
01-24-2009, 06:36 PM
They're very pretty. Love how you did the gussets!

MerigoldinWA
01-24-2009, 09:25 PM
Your yarn made a nice pair of socks. I've never seen shaping like that in the front where you did the YOs. It makes an interesting effect. I like them.

WandaT
01-25-2009, 10:18 AM
They look great! Love the colorway too.

Doublereeder2
01-25-2009, 11:28 AM
Great socks!!! Love your design and the yarn works perfectly with it.

dustinac
01-25-2009, 11:38 AM
:happydance: they look great! I love that colorway!

ritaw
01-25-2009, 12:25 PM
Very nice socks ! :)

TEMA
01-25-2009, 05:15 PM
These are really beautiful!
I, too, love the way you did the gussets (now that I know what they are... LOL!)
Love the colour too!
TEMA:inlove:

lelvsdgs
01-25-2009, 11:02 PM
Those are beautiful! Love the color and what you did with the pattern.

KnittingNat
01-26-2009, 03:07 AM
Jan, they are absolutely beautiful!!! The way you worked the gusset looks very interesting, makes the sick very fitted. I :inlove: it!

ArtLady1981
01-27-2009, 05:00 AM
Oh Jan! These are realllly nice! They look so beautiful!

Debkcs
01-27-2009, 05:23 AM
Jan, they are gorgeous!

I was at The Yarn Garden in Portland today, read just about that whole book. Her methods are radical, to say the least. Definitley going to buy the book next week when I go to my L:rofl: YS. (If I have to travel fifty miles to a store that well stocked and that friendly, so be it!) The fifty miles back home will be filled with yarn-y joy.

Very nice socks~~~~~~~~~~~

momwolf
01-28-2009, 02:06 AM
Great socks Jan:yay::yay::yay::yay::yay:

scout52
01-28-2009, 03:02 AM
ooh the color is sooo pretty!!

Jaxhil
01-28-2009, 05:03 PM
those are *so* very cool!! I love them!! I want to get her book this KP book sale :)

fluffybunny
01-29-2009, 08:48 PM
Really interesting, in both color and shaping. I've seen sock shaping done like this before, but not so that the decreases were part of the design element. Those attempted to be hidden.

Your colorway is divine!
Donna

auburnchick
01-30-2009, 10:56 PM
Oh man...I love the colors in that yarn!!! So pretty!

mwhite
01-31-2009, 02:03 AM
Great socks! Love the YO gussets, really gives them a nice look!

Ronda
02-05-2009, 08:42 AM
They look great! Love the colors.

twoxover
02-05-2009, 09:28 AM
really really pretty...i love the colors!

shelluie
02-05-2009, 09:29 AM
Love your socks! I also like how you only did ribbing for a few rows - I don't care to rib and this looks so nice!

thecatsmother
02-05-2009, 09:55 AM
I love the colours and your work is great as always

dewdrops
02-06-2009, 04:03 PM
:heart::cheering:Very neat-knit socks!!:heart::cheering: