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Old 10-17-2008, 07:06 PM   #1
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I made these for my mom's 81st birthday this weekend. I don't have time to block them, but I don't think she'll mind. I made them as anklets because I had only one skein of this yarn and I was afraid I'd run out, but there was enough left over that I probably could have made the cuff two or three repeats longer. She'll probably wear them as footies around the assisted living center where she lives.
The women in my family have really skinny ankles, so I cast on 40 instead of 48 stitches to work the picot cuff. After the cuff I increased back to 48 stitches, and used Joan's Favorite Sock Toe for the toe.
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Old 10-17-2008, 07:07 PM   #2
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great job, I love the color
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Old 10-17-2008, 07:20 PM   #3
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Those are just beautiful!
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Old 10-17-2008, 07:20 PM   #4
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Cute socks and I have the same exact shoes!
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Old 10-17-2008, 07:48 PM   #5
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Oh, these are so cool, and nicely done! Love the color!
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Old 10-17-2008, 07:48 PM   #6
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Oh, I like those! What yarn and colorway did you use?
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Old 10-17-2008, 10:11 PM   #7
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Oh, I like those! What yarn and colorway did you use?
Oops, sorry! I used Miss Babbs Yummy Superwash Sport (3-ply). It's a hand-dyed blue, but there's no colorway number or name on the label. My mom chose it at L & B Yarns in Norman, OK.
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Very pretty! I bet she will adore them :-)
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Those are beautiful!
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They look great. She will love them.
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