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Old 04-25-2013, 02:08 PM   #1
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:44 PM   #2
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Way cool and well done. They're pretty.
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I have knitted Top-Down socks but actually found that Toe-Up being easier (so far anyway). I'm wondering if anyone of you find it the same.
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I've only done toe up. It works so well for me I've not bothered to try top down. I'm sure others have done both and can tell you what they think.
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Old 04-26-2013, 10:53 AM   #5
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I have knitted Top-Down socks but actually found that Toe-Up being easier (so far anyway). I'm wondering if anyone of you find it the same.

In what way(s) do you find toe up easier? I don't like Kitchener stitching but have found it's possible to do top-down and not do grafting. I'm not sure fitting them would be as easy, top down
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I wish I could do toe up, for yarn use reasons but...I simply find it way too fiddly.
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I wish I could do toe up, for yarn use reasons but...I simply find it way too fiddly.
What part do you find too fiddly? The cast on?
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What part do you find too fiddly? The cast on?
I think so, yes ( I haven't gotten past that yet..)
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Your socks came out great! I'm strictly a toe-up girl. But I recently switched to the free-sole technique (but I still do them toe up), in which you make a toe band, knit the instep on to that, then knit the sole (by picking up sts on the band). I still honing my technique, but the idea of it is to have a sole that's easy to replace when it gets worn out.
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Very cute indeed! And I love the purity of white!!
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