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My first knit socks: went better than the Hindenburg

This post is part deux in a two-part series that I like to think of, “That time I learned that I both can and can’t knit socks.”  As in, I can knit them, apparently, but I can’t follow a series of directions to save my life. 1,116 more words

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Knitting my first* sock! Lucy Neatby is my only hope...

The asterisk is there because this isn’t exactly my first pair of socks. Rather, I’m hoping it’s my First Pair of Successful Traditionally-Made Socks. About five years ago, I made a pair of socks using the wonderful book,  730 more words

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Sweet Coriolis Socks

Hello everyone! So, I knit some more sweet tomato heel socks over our last couple of times on the road. After making a few pairs using thicker-than-normal sock yarn, I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about using the “real” stuff. 580 more words

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Footprint

So the TARDIS socks have a fixed stitch count of 76 stitches for the leg.  I cast on, as I usually do for socks, two at a time on two circs, and began increasing asymettrically for the toes.  275 more words

Yarnwork

// Curry.

Curry // The Sock Monkey

Ravelry: Curry socks

This pattern has been the longest sock pattern for me to design. I’ve been working on this one ever since June of last year. 443 more words

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WIP Wednesday

… and an FO :)

FO first. This is “Papyrus Columns Cowl”. A mostly reversible cowl or infinity scarf.

The completed set:

I’ll be finishing the tech editing for the cowl today and hope to have the e-book up on Ravelry this evening. 214 more words

WOOLYCLAVA--Hooded Cowl Balaclava from recycled wool sweater

Yesterday Cat Bordhi posted this spectacular hood/cowl/ski-mask thing (maybe it is a balaclava?!) that she had knitted and made a pattern for
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/warm-all-winter

Beautiful!!! I wanted to make one! 467 more words

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