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Old 02-24-2006, 08:17 PM   #1
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Malabrigo socks
Did someone here knit some socks in Malabrigo? I have a skein - think it would easily have enough yarn - but am unsure as to needle size. I am thinking maybe 4's or 5's?????
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Old 02-24-2006, 10:01 PM   #2
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It was EarthChic, they are so pretty!

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Old 02-25-2006, 12:15 PM   #3
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I know! Now I'm thinking that maybe if I use Malabrigo, I'll actually be able to knit a pair of socks, just as I won't want to give up on that yarn!
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Old 02-25-2006, 12:18 PM   #4
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The suggested needle size for mmm....Malabrigo is an 8 I believe, and that gives a fairly stretchy fabric. I probably wouldn't go much smaller than a 6 for socks, but I lack much sock experience. Earthchick, what needle size did you use??
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Old 02-25-2006, 12:26 PM   #5
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i made a pair of booties with that exact color malabrigo and did it on size 3 or 4....can't remember which
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