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Old 06-18-2013, 10:18 AM   #1
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FO - BFF Socks
Just finished ANOTHER project! Go me! This will hopefully be a productive summer as far as knitting goes!

These are my BFF Socks, a Cookie A pattern that you can find in her book Knit. Sock. Love.

The yarn is Happy Feet. I bought it in Seattle, WA, two years ago when my family went on a cruise to Alaska. There was yarn in EVERY port, I kid you not!

The yarn was great to work with...good thing because I had to frog the first sock after I'd turned the heel and realized it was too big (went down to a size 0 needle and the XS sock size, which made the socks fit perfectly afterward), and I also had to frog the second sock after finishing the leg portion because somewhere along the line, I'd started doing the cable round on the wrong round number! Ugh. Sometimes it's the simplest patterns that can throw us the most!

Anyhoo, I hope you enjoy the pictures!

















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Great socks! You used a really nice color too.
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they look terrific!!! Love the color, great for fall~~
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Thanks ladies! I was thinking about Autumn when I purchased the yarn! Just love the color!!
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You say you bought the yarn in Seattle. That might cause a problem. In this part of the country socks expect to be worn with sandals. When nobody's watching, you might find that they move into the closet with your sandals. Consider yourself warned.



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Beautiful socks and a perfect fit too. I agree, wonderful color and pattern. What a fabulous cruise with yarn in every port!
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Great socks!! I love the pattern!!

GG, your video link isn't working.
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Oh WOW. Those are so beautiful, and colorful, and interesting! I also appreciate your excellent modeling and photography! I don't know why I've never tried to knit a single solitary sock or mitten or gauntlet! Do I have fear of small items? I dunno. But I'm totally sockless, and feeling out-in-the cold!

You do such great work! And thanks for posting the photos!
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Oh WOW. Those are so beautiful, and colorful, and interesting! I also appreciate your excellent modeling and photography! I don't know why I've never tried to knit a single solitary sock or mitten or gauntlet! Do I have fear of small items? I dunno. But I'm totally sockless, and feeling out-in-the cold!

You do such great work! And thanks for posting the photos!
Awww...thank you!!

I'm very proficient at knitting socks. Sweaters...not so much. Think I'm going to private message you for some help with a sweater I want to make before my summer ends...
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