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Old 12-20-2007, 11:21 AM   #1
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Birthday gift socks
I was thinking this morning that since I've been on Ravelry, I have not posted any FO's here. Shame on me!!!!! Well, I am going to correct that right now!!!!

I made these socks for a friend of mine. There is a nifty cable running up the side to lend interest.

The yarn is Fortissima Socka Cotton Color in turquoise stripe. The pattern is my own but I ALWAYS reference Silvers sock tutorial for the heels and toes.
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Old 12-20-2007, 11:48 AM   #2
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I like the cable. Nice color. Wish I was brave enough to try socks.
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They are lovely. I too wish i was brave enough to try them.
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Old 12-20-2007, 12:23 PM   #4
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LOVE the socks!

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They are lovely. I too wish i was brave enough to try them.
I thought the same thing for MONTHS, but honestly if you just jump in, they're not nearly as hard as I thought they would be.
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Very pretty! I like the bright turquoise color!

Socks are not as hard as they seem. Silver's Tutorial is awesome for first time sock knitters!
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Old 12-20-2007, 01:37 PM   #6
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I agree 100%. The best advice I can ever give on socks (and I can give advice since I have knit several pairs) is this:
#1. USE SILVER'S SOCK TUTORIAL!!!!!
#2. Give it 2". It always feels awkward at first. Stick with it until your sock measures 2" and I promise it will feel much more natural!
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Old 12-20-2007, 12:07 PM   #7
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I love them! I like the cable you
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Old 12-20-2007, 02:36 PM   #8
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Beautiful!!
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Old 12-20-2007, 05:54 PM   #9
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They Look Great!!!
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Old 12-20-2007, 08:22 PM   #10
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Wow! Those look so soft and cozy! Very nice job!
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