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Old 02-21-2008, 10:17 AM   #1
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Has anyone used Elann's Sock It to Me? I'm on a pretty tight budget, and this is really cheap at about $4.50 to make a pair of socks, but I also want something that will be comfortable and somewhat long lasting. Any opinions on this? TIA
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Old 02-21-2008, 10:49 AM   #2
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Also curious... I really like the solid colors.

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Old 02-21-2008, 10:59 AM   #3
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Has anyone used Elann's Sock It to Me? I'm on a pretty tight budget, and this is really cheap at about $450 to make a pair of socks, but I also want something that will be comfortable and somewhat long lasting. Any opinions on this? TIA

$450.00 for a pair of socks doesn't seem that cheap to me.

I don't have anything useful to add, but that yarn looks really nice. I haven't knit any socks yet and that looks like it could be a good yarn to try.
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Old 02-21-2008, 12:42 PM   #4
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After a major "Duh" I looked it up on Ravelry. Oh the wonders of Ravelry! It's being used in 14 projects and has a rating of about 4.5 stars. So I went ahead and ordered enough for 6 pairs of socks. Now to explain to DH why I need more yarn.
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Old 02-21-2008, 12:44 PM   #5
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Where does it come from? I've never seen it!
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Old 02-21-2008, 01:10 PM   #6
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You get it at Elann.com. Quite a few people on here have recommended them for yarn purchases. This is my first time using using them though. For the price, it's a nice way to get some practice with socks before investing in the more expensive brands.
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I've already made socks, it's still a "steal"! I'm gonna give them a try too. Thank you for the address!
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Old 02-22-2008, 03:25 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by knitmama View Post
After a major "Duh" I looked it up on Ravelry. Oh the wonders of Ravelry! It's being used in 14 projects and has a rating of about 4.5 stars. So I went ahead and ordered enough for 6 pairs of socks. Now to explain to DH why I need more yarn.
You are preparing for the Sock Yarn recession don't you know? It's a serious matter and you must be proactive in your approach!!!
(Think he'll believe it?)
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I believe it very similar to Cascade fixation...with elastic in it..
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And do you like Cascade fixation?
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