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Old 04-23-2006, 06:16 PM   #1
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FO - My first socks!
I used Silver's Tutorial and Knit Picks Parade in Plum. Also used size 4 bamboo DPN's. The tutorial was easy to follow once I learned how to use DPN's. The yarn isn't as soft as I'd hoped, but after washing it does feel better. I can feel the texture of the stitches on my feet so a smaller needle and finer yarn probably makes better socks..at least for me.

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Old 04-23-2006, 06:19 PM   #2
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Hurray for you! They look fantastic1
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Old 04-23-2006, 06:20 PM   #3
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Yay! They might get softer after you've worn them a few times, too. I haven't finished my Parade socks yet, but my other socks have gotten softer after being rubbed in shoes.
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Old 04-23-2006, 06:30 PM   #4
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They look great!
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FANTASTIC socks
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Those look great! I need to venture off to the world of knitting socks! :D
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Old 04-23-2006, 06:51 PM   #7
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Great job! I love the colors!
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They look great! I'm close to finishing my first pair of socks using Silver's tutorial as well -- she does such a great job of explaining everything.
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so you finally took the big step the socks look Marrrrrrrrrrrvelous !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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They look great. They look like they were commercial socks and not handmade. You did a great job.
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