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Old 01-12-2006, 02:06 PM   #1
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Toe-Up Socks!
Okay, I know there are people other than Angelia and me that are afraid of toe-up and socks and want to try them anyway.
Has anyone found a pattern with a decent diagram of the frighting cast-on?
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Old 01-12-2006, 11:01 PM   #2
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Hi--

There is this (have not tried yet): http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter02/FEATtiptoptoes.html

last night I tried the Turkish cast on (because I'm making a handbag) - the method was in Vogue Fall 2005 and it looks like it'll make a great toe too. It might be one of the methods above in Knitty, but I haven't read thru it well enough - I just found it. Ah, here ya go - Turkish Cast On: http://fluffyknitterdeb.blogspot.com...h-cast-on.html

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Old 01-13-2006, 02:02 AM   #3
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I would like to do this. I have the yarn now, but I will have to wait till I come back from vacation.
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Old 01-14-2006, 01:59 AM   #4
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wiseneedle.com has a good toe up pattern, the cast on doesn't intimidate me, and it's easy and SO cool once you have the hang of it

http://www.wiseneedle.com/patternpag...rn=knitpatksox
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Ooh, I may have to try this. I am not a sock person, but I have some sock yarn that I have a strange urge to use.
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That Turkish cast on and the explanations of the figure 8 look so much easier than what I was trying to do over the Christmas break :rollseyes: I've got loads of sock yarn and would love to do toe up socks...actually my LYS is doing a toe up sock class I think...
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mmmm...well the Turkish cast on worked wonderfully, altho my purse is turning out smaller than I wanted, but time constraints and laziness are making me not care. I did it in the car, no problem.

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Ooh, I may have to try this. I am not a sock person,
Are you a sock puppet?

I wanna make socks!! I have the yarn, but don't have time yet...
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I started a sock! I'm using this pattern: http://wendyjohnson.net/blog/sockpattern.htm

I'm using a different gauge though, so I hope I can figure it out!
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I'm planning to use this pattern: http://knit.atypically.net/socks/sports/
I'm going to get needles today and I already have my wonderful RIT brown and orange yarn.
Mer, I was looking at directions for that toe on knitty and it made my head hurt. I can't wait to see your toe done!
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