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Old 03-08-2008, 01:04 PM   #1
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Hey everyone! I finished a pair of Monkey socks with some beautiful yarn from Etsy. I wanted to show a pic with one sock blocked and the other not blocked to really show the difference.
Now, I know that both socks will look beautiful once worn on the foot. But the blocked one looks just. so. much. nicer. Once again, I'm telling you all: you should block stuff (not everything, but more than you already do... lol) You WILL NOT regret it!

Now I'm off to throw that second sock in the wash


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Old 03-08-2008, 01:08 PM   #2
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WOW! Pretty socks! Blocked or not, they are very pretty.
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That is quite a difference. They look great.
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Old 03-08-2008, 05:01 PM   #4
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Great looking pair ! I just finished my pair of Monkey socks and they look great on the foot. Blocking is a great thing, isn't it?
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They sure do look nice blocked!

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Old 03-08-2008, 05:36 PM   #6
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Wow! I just finished a pair of socks for my dad. I didn't even think to block them. Thanks so much for showing what a difference a little blocking makes even for socks!

Now I'm off to block my dad's socks. (I'm giving the socks ot him for his birthday next week, hehe!)
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