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Old 01-24-2008, 04:23 PM   #1
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FO - socks in "Impressionist" yarn

This is just the basic sock pattern for the Lion Magic Stripes yarn, combined with the standard pattern in Getting Started Knitting Socks (highly recommend!). I stopped the toes at 16 stitches wide instead of making them pointier at 8. I didn't really like the look and this was my first time bucking a pattern! Basically, where you switch from a decrease/knit pattern on the toes to just repeating the decrease round - that's where I stopped. Oh, and I did a 3 needle bind off.
The yarn is Artyarns Supermerino 8 in Monet's Garden from Yarnmarket's Impressionist collection. It took a little less than 3 hanks for a, um, large women's size.
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Old 01-24-2008, 05:12 PM   #2
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Wow! Them's some bright socks! Lovely, though!!!

I like that you adjusted the toes. I've found that I don't like the pointy toes either. Doesn't work when you have wider feet.

GREAT job!
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Old 01-24-2008, 05:18 PM   #3
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They are beautiful!! And great job going off the pattern. The first time is the hardest!!

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Old 01-24-2008, 05:21 PM   #4
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Great colour! Don't you love socks?

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Old 01-24-2008, 05:22 PM   #5
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very nice! Ok, I'm gonna do it...

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Old 01-24-2008, 05:43 PM   #6
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Very pretty - great job!!!
Just one more row...

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Old 01-24-2008, 05:47 PM   #7
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WOW! My opinion: BEAUTIFUL! What pretty colors too!
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Old 01-24-2008, 10:32 PM   #8
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Nicely done!

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Old 01-24-2008, 11:23 PM   #9
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Those are great! They looks comfy

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Old 01-24-2008, 11:39 PM   #10
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Wonderful! What a bright and happy imression
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