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Old 02-17-2008, 10:34 PM   #531
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Morning, Hi,
After a busy weekend, i m back on trace again, with DD in morning session school till 1.30pm, my weekday morning is all to myself.....

Finally get thru the first Love on the Simply Love, i gave myself a pat on the shoulder(my first try on 2 in 1 on a 32" cir ndl), i still can a "ladder" on it, guess i have to tighten the side sts as i go and THANKS all for your help.

Julie - How many of Love did u knit for the foot ? and how many rows b4 u reach the Gusset part ? BTW, congras on your Simply Love. My fren decidede to get those CTH afterall, hence we will combine our order and get her relative to ship to us. Tks for your offer in helping.
Oh, i have received the PIF from you. What a lovely granny square. I love and it is in my fav colour too. THANK YOU.

Gina - hope with the ring, it will help in lessen the pain/discomfort. do take care.

silegose - me too have the same thought of the name jus like Dotty. u got yourself an interesting name.
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Old 02-17-2008, 10:58 PM   #532
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Hi Jackie ! How are you ! ! ! ! ! ? ! ! ! ! !
I was reading some of your older posts and now all I can think about is PANCAKES ! ! ! !
Stop showing me food ! ! ! (You know I'm going to crave pancakes all night, so I'd better go and make sure I have everything to make Mike and me a big breakfast in the morning !
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Old 02-17-2008, 11:06 PM   #533
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Hi all! What a week... jury duty, three days worth... a nasty criminal trial. Plus a kiddie concert with the orchestra I play in this afternoon.

But there was a tiny bit of knitting here and there.... I'm most of the way through the gusset decreases:



As you can see, I also have the dreaded hole at the top corner of the gusset, so I'll try sewing that up when it's all done.

The fit seems OK, which is good because I kind of cheated on the size. I didn't get the right gauge, so I just move down to the next lower size in the pattern.
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Old 02-17-2008, 11:13 PM   #534
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Great looking sock Steve. Way to go!

Don't you just hate it when life interferes with your knitting? LOL!
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Old 02-18-2008, 01:32 AM   #535
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Looking good, Steve !
I just think it's so cool to think about all of us going about our daily lives, so diverse, and yet all donning our lovely handmade socks to give us a little extra smile and spring in our step !

Night, everyone........
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Old 02-18-2008, 01:39 AM   #536
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That sock looks so pretty stevedallas!
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Old 02-18-2008, 02:43 AM   #537
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Here's a pic of my hubbies size 13 slippers I made for him today.
I put the scissors in so you could tell just how big them are. Those are standard size.
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That is a lot of knitting fibrenut. But they look really pretty!
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Old 02-18-2008, 09:37 AM   #539
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Good Morning Socksters!!

Julie~ the socks look wonderful!! I had almost forgotten about the CW shawl too ...I'm curious to what the March pattern is...I remeber reading somewhere that made me thing it might be for a man...or maybe a tease cause this one was def for a woman

Tami~ Can't wait to see the socks and dh's slippers look great

dotty~ YAY for no surprises!! We are back to gray skys now... I'm so ready for spring!!

The.Knitter & Lieke~ So glad that you guys could do that

Gina~I can't wait to see your socks

Silegose~That's a very pretty sweater pattern

Jackie~YAY!!! You will have finished socks before you know it...I did 3 repeats before the heel...I didn't do a gusset though I did the Sherman short row...then finished up with 3 repeats on the leg...the cuff is cool cause she has you twist the knit sts very neat and pretty...

SteveDallas~They look wonderful ...

Carla~ Which sock are you working on now? How is the Hemlock coming?

Yesterday we went out and celebrated JD's raise and bonus ....Also we ordered a couch I'm sooo excited!! Good bye Futon...that thing drives me crazy cause the cushion always slips down and I can't just leave the cushion down and the throw blanket across messed up...so everyone has to get up so I can fix it...Roo told me I'll be glad when we get the couch so you won't have to fix it anymore...the futon is my BIGGEST Pet Peeve...

I also worked on my Civil War shawl...When I started on Sat I was on Rnd 108...I have worked several long hours on this thing and I'm only to Rnd 116... a pattern worked rnd takes almost an hour... a knit rnd takes about 1/2 hr...I have 161 rnds before I can finish the edging ...but it will be worth it when I get this thing finished!!

Hope you all have a great day of knitting!!
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Old 02-18-2008, 09:39 AM   #540
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I've finished the DBF's grey socks! and the first pink sock too- pictures in a bit!
P.S. great socks Steve- love the cables
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