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Old 06-18-2009, 08:37 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Arielluria View Post
You're doing great! It's a beautiful sock and yarn. Keep at it! Once you feel them on your feet you won't have SSS!
LOL - I keep "trying them on" (another advantage of doing them toe-up) and I am already in love!
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Old 06-19-2009, 07:09 PM   #12
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my first attempt to knit with dpns was with aluminum needles, and they did keep slipping out, so i put away that idea for a long while. then i received a set of assorted sizes of birch dpns and they are not so slippery. i also made a set of 5 dpns myself out of cedar (have trees in my yard and used prunings from them) and that is what i am using for the 2 socks at a time. i really like the wood or bamboo needles. linknit41
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Old 06-22-2009, 11:36 AM   #13
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Congrats!!! YOu're making nice progress!
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Old 06-25-2009, 12:26 PM   #14
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Hey, those are coming along nicely. Did you do 6 attempts and no other socks completed? That was my understanding. Perserverance! That looks like a pretty complex stitch you have going if these are your first socks. Really nice.
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