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Old 03-03-2009, 12:30 AM   #1
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Hi everyone, I wish I had found this site sooner! I am a beginning knitter trying to branch out a bit and try some new things. I want to learn how to (really) read a pattern and would really like to learn how to make socks!
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Old 03-03-2009, 06:12 AM   #2
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Welcome! And...have fun on the slippery slope that is knitting socks!
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Old 03-03-2009, 11:03 AM   #3
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Knitting socks is soooo awesome! Take the plunge. They are pretty much all I knit now. Sad, but true.

Welcome to KH!
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Old 03-03-2009, 11:37 AM   #4
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Welcome to the board! Don't hesitate to ask any questions - someone will surely be able to help.
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Old 03-03-2009, 01:12 PM   #5
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Hi Jen, I only joined myself this last week and have found invaluable tips already - long-tail cast on rocks!
I haven't tried socks yet but they seem very popular to knit for a lot of users of this forum.
Hope you enjoy it here!
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Old 03-03-2009, 01:38 PM   #6
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Welcome! You've found the right place to learn. Heck, they even managed to teach me, so I know you'll do great.
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