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Old 03-30-2009, 09:07 AM   #1
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First socks attempt!
Thanks to this website and other resources on the Net, I made my first pair of socks. Ann Norling's "Adult Basic Sock" pattern (#12) was easy to understand. Also, I used a chunky yarn and bigger needles, which helped me to see the stitches better. They aren't perfect, but at least now I feel more confident about working with sock yarn next time. Thanks to Amy for the video on this site showing how to do the Kitchener Stitch in continental knitting!
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Old 03-30-2009, 09:35 AM   #2
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They do look good and are a testament that sock are not as hard a people think.
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Nice job! They look super comfy! I am seriously going to start on my first pair of socks soon. Just need to FINISH one project first lol (it's a gift )
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Way to go! They are adorable.
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Old 03-30-2009, 11:44 AM   #6
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Nice work! Socks scare me
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They look great!!

Socks aren't really all that hard, Ana. Learn to knit in the round then it'll be a snap.
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They sure look PERFECT to me! That was a good idea to start out with a thick yarn for better visual control! I do love tweed yarns, and your red is especially happy looking!!!
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Great color! Now that your over the first sock hurdle, it'll just get easier as you work with new patterns and (should I say it) more scrumptious yarns.
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Those socks actually look better than my first pair. I ended up doing the kitchener stitch backwards.

I'm pretty sure you'll be fine with smaller needles next time. Look how beautiful these turned out, I can imagine the next pair!
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