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Old 12-03-2007, 10:28 AM   #1
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WIP - my first sock!
The pattern is Loopy, although I'm using Silver's sock tute just as much as the pattern!

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Old 12-03-2007, 10:36 AM   #2
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oooh, nice! lovely colours, what yarn are you using?
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Fun loops! I even love the mis-matched dpns Isn't it great feeling to have "turned the heel" and know you're on the last sprint to the toe? That was the best part of my first sock!
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Fun loops! I even love the mis-matched dpns Isn't it great feeling to have "turned the heel" and know you're on the last sprint to the toe? That was the best part of my first sock!
Those loops were a PIA, but yes, it's so nice to be on the home stretch! As for the dpn's, I'm working from my grandma's stash that I inherited.
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As for the dpn's, I'm working from my grandma's stash that I inherited.
Oh, that is great! I bet they are super smooth, well loved and hold some good memories!
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I love it!!! YAY SOCKS!!! LOVE the colors you chose!!
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Old 12-03-2007, 10:33 PM   #7
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It looks great!!
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Fabulous sock and what a great design. I especially love the colour of your yarn x
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I'm scared of socks, so I'm always very impressed...
And I also love the yarn.
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I've been scared of socks for months! Then I did the ballet slippers from knitty, which I didn't even think of as being like socks till I got them done. Now that I've done that, I figured I should tackle socks!
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