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Sock success!

After weeks and weeks I have finally finished my first pair of socks!

I followed suggestions on here to match them and have been fairly successful – I was a row or two out on the second sock and so although the majority of the sock matches the first one, the heel and the toe are a little out. 62 more words

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Single sock conquered!

I posted on Friday about my slow progress in my first attempt at knitting socks. However, after being spurred on by your likes and comments, I spent most of yesterday knitting and finally finished my first sock. 86 more words

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Slow going socks!

I am knitting my first pair of socks using Angela Wilson’s Alternate Steps pattern. I cast on a couple of months ago and then got distracted by a few other projects (which are now finished). 127 more words

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Slow and Steady: Shelly the Turtle

The Tortoise and the Hare
There once was a speedy hare who bragged about how fast he could run. Tired of hearing him boast, Slow and Steady, the tortoise, challenged him to a race. 297 more words
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Knitting Baby Stuff: Greensleeves

Having nothing to do with the English folksong about a lover’s betrayal and far more to do with sleeves that are green, I am blocked and ready for the latest arrival, a delightful little Mr. 377 more words

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One project down... but of course many more to go!

Finally I have finished one of my projects…

This was my first attempt at creating a pair of something. If you have read my previous posts, you will have seen my matching purple, pink and gold striped hat and scarf. 240 more words

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