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Old 11-16-2009, 02:19 PM   #1
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FO: Hubby's Christmas Stocking!
After looking for stocking patterns, hubby finally bought me this book. It was called"Knit Christmas Stockings: 19 patterns for stockings and ornaments"

One of the patterns in there was for a Mix and match stocking. It tells you the basic pattern/construction but then gives you charts to mix and match as you wish. This is my first holiday stocking and of course, I sit here and pick out all the imperfections. It is a bit uneven in this pic but the pic isn't that good either. I still need to block it and knit a hanging loop. When I show my friends, they all go "that's a BIG stocking". Well yeah, the pattern says it should be 23 inches. This one is closer to 24 but still.

Opinions? Should I make more?
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Old 11-16-2009, 04:09 PM   #2
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Opinions? Should I make more?
YES! It's awesome! Plus, the bigger it is, the more stuff Santa will need to put in it!

GREAT job!
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Old 11-16-2009, 04:20 PM   #3
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That is GREAT!!! I dont think I'd have the patience to do it, but yours looks wonderful!


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Old 11-17-2009, 07:30 AM   #4
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It's a beauty!

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Old 11-17-2009, 07:34 AM   #5
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It's fantabulous! Definitely make more
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Old 11-17-2009, 08:25 AM   #6
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Beautiful and lots of room for goodies! Nice color work.
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Old 11-17-2009, 09:25 AM   #7
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GREAT job! It turned out awesome!!!

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Old 11-17-2009, 09:35 AM   #8
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It's beautiful! If you need more then go for it!

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Old 11-17-2009, 04:39 PM   #9
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Wow! That's really nice! And yes, I'm with Jan and the rest of them...make more.
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Old 11-17-2009, 08:19 PM   #10
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Great, great job! lucky hubby for sure and I concur....make more...start with one for me!!!!!
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