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Old 04-17-2014, 08:00 AM   #1
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Hot off the needle tips another pair of socks-toe up faux heel pattern.

Used Bendigo Woollen Mills 8 ply classic yarn on 3.25mm and 4.00mm needles.

For the toe stitches I did ‘Eye of the Partridge’ stitch on both the top and the bottom between the increase stitches. Continued 'Eye of the Patridge' stitch on sole only to under the ball of my foot and then again while working the gusset (sole stitches only) and continued through the heel turn and faux heel flap - I love how plush it feels.

Added texture pattern of ‘St John’s Wort’ to the top of the foot and front of leg - a great 4 row repeat pattern which really helps keeping track when having to count rows.
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Old 04-17-2014, 08:40 AM   #2
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Lovely. That blue is fantastic for socks.
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GORGEOUS socks and the color is gorgeous too!!! GREAT JOB!!!!
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Beautiful socks and pattern work! I love the eye of partridge pattern too for socks, a nice cushy feel. Enjoy wearing them.
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Old 04-18-2014, 11:16 AM   #5
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Wondermous socks in the most gorgeous blue!
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Very nice socks, love the color. And what a great way to keep track of your rows!
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They look great!
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Great lookin' foot! I've always admired sock knitters! Everyone says it's easy, but it's fiddley work, and takes concentration and patience. That's what I'm thinking anyway, never having the courage to start a sock!

I love your sock!
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