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Old 12-02-2007, 03:41 AM   #1
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FO: First toe up socks! (a bit pic heavy)
after using magic loop for my fingerless mitts and failing an trying to make a sock on Dpn's that fit
(can you see how they had to stretch?)

i decided to take yet another break from christmas knitting and make some toe up socks
i used silvers tutorial since her dpn one worked so well for me and this knit picks bare worsted that i dyed myself

the toes!

nearly at the heels!

All Done!

i really enjoyed toe up socks but i think i prefer the way of making heels on dpn's (flap and gusset?) which i think is a reason people like toes get away from that? heh. oh certainly won't keep me away from toe up socks! it only took 2 and a half days for both where it usually takes 2 and half each on dpn's.

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Old 12-02-2007, 04:19 AM   #2
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Lovely! They look great . And you have mastered another way of knitting
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Old 12-02-2007, 11:02 AM   #3
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They look wonderful and I love the yarn you dyed!!

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Old 12-02-2007, 01:19 PM   #4
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They look great and great colors too!
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Old 12-02-2007, 01:40 PM   #5
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Old 12-02-2007, 02:13 PM   #6
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Old 12-02-2007, 03:25 PM   #7
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Very nice and your hand dyed yarn is lovely x
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Old 12-02-2007, 04:10 PM   #8
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Gorgeous socks! I love the colors -- you did a great job with the dyeing. I haven't tried toe-up yet, but you've encouraged me to give it a try.
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Old 12-02-2007, 04:17 PM   #9
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Beautiful yarn and great looking socks. Congrats!
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Old 12-02-2007, 07:03 PM   #10
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Those are so cool. I love how you dyed the wool. They are fabulous!
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