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Old 08-03-2007, 09:59 AM   #1
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FO: Argyle Socks
I started these a few days ago, they're really really fun to knit, the colorwork makes them very interesting even though it's plain stockinette. More details on my blog.

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Old 08-03-2007, 12:37 PM   #2
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Oh my goodness, they're beautiful!!! I so want to do a pair of argyle socks, but I've never done intarsia. It's definitely on my to-do list. Yours look great so far!
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Old 08-03-2007, 01:10 PM   #3
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Beautiful work! And the colors are great. Very impressive.
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Old 08-03-2007, 01:12 PM   #4
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Wow. Your socks look great so far. I look forward to seeing your progress.
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Old 08-03-2007, 02:42 PM   #5
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OOo ooo ooo hurry up - knit faster; knit faster. I wanna see more; I wanna see more.
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Old 08-04-2007, 07:05 PM   #6
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Wow!
Those look great! Is it hard? I will have to check out your blog! My son LOVES argyle and I'd love to do some for him but they do look intimidating! Maybe a knitalong, huh huh huh?
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Old 08-05-2007, 02:14 AM   #7
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Great project! Argyle socks used to be the test of a good knitter. I have never tried them, looks like fun.
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Old 08-05-2007, 09:35 AM   #8
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Those look great I can't wait to see them finished!
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Old 08-05-2007, 10:38 AM   #9
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Thanks all for your nice comments. They're not hard at all to knit. They look a little intimidating, the thing I was most concerned with was all the bobbins, but it's way better than trying to strand across those big blocks of color, and the bobbins behave themselves for the most part if I go slowly. The most important part to remember is to twist your strands of yarn when you make color changes, otherwise, you'll end up with holes and funky stitches.

The only thing I'm not totally happy about so far is that the diamonds are starting to look wider than they are tall. I was hoping for a more "square/even" looking diamond, but maybe that can be fixed during blocking. We'll see!
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Old 08-05-2007, 11:18 AM   #10
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All those bobbins! Looks good so far.
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