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Old 11-02-2007, 02:09 AM   #1
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Hi lovely knitters !

I just finished this pair of socks, using a beautiful skein of hand-dyed yarn that I acquired in a trade. The young lady, who dyed the yarn, goes by the name of 'RoryGilmore' here, in these forums, and sells her beautiful yarn on Etsy......... here .

It's just a basic stockinette sock, with short row heels, knitted from the toe, up. I just replaced the center 20 stitches of the instep with
P2, K4, P2, K4, P2, K4, P2
and gave those 3 columns of K4 a right or left twist (cable) every 6th round. Then when I started back up the back of the heel, I replaced the center 8 stitches of it with
P2, K4, P2
and did the same type of cable all the way up the back of the leg.
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Old 11-02-2007, 03:19 AM   #2
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I really like them
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Old 11-02-2007, 07:25 AM   #3
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Just beautiful! I love the colors, and they look very warm and cozy. Thanks for sharing your pattern -- I think I'll make these for my sister for Christmas.
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Old 11-02-2007, 07:43 AM   #4
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Hi Dotty

You never cease to amaze me with your socks and these ones are just lovely. x
Pauline x x

Socks for ME!!
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Old 11-02-2007, 08:32 AM   #5
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Just beautiful! I love the colors and the pattern. If I could knit socks like that I'd be one happy camper!! Maybe someday.
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Old 11-02-2007, 08:50 AM   #6
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Very pretty!! I love the colors and the pattern...

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Old 11-02-2007, 10:56 AM   #7
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Sweet. Nice, smooth transition of colors.
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Old 11-02-2007, 11:20 AM   #8
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oooooh, pretty!!!!
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Old 11-02-2007, 12:03 PM   #10
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Aww, you named the socks after me!!! They look great! I'm glad you had enough yarn for the heels and toes!
On the needles: Back-to-School vest, the purse from hell. Socks
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