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Knit Original Toe-Up Socks taught by Donna Druchunas

Say goodbye to seaming and knit your socks from the toe up! Combine the shaping, stitch patterns, heels and toes you prefer into the design you want.

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Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Yarn Weight Fingering (4 ply)
Style Traditional
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What needles did you use? US 1 / 2.25 mm / UK 13

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What materials did you use? Fingering weight wool blend sock yarn. I don't remember the brand but picked it up on sale at Jo-Ann's.

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What are you most proud of? I completed them! I'm very good at creating half-finished projects.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Do two socks at the same time to be sure they are the same length & do your knitting stretches! I had never never knit with fingering weight yarn before and had to work on a better way to control my tension. Also, I used Jeny's surprisingly stretchy bind-off since I tend to bind-off too tight.

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Love the colors

04/27/2014 Flag

Thank you! I had a coupon for Jo-Ann Febrics & picked up a couple skeins of one of the Deborah Norville sock yarns that does the self-striping. I liked it enough that I'm making a second pair in different colors (purples & greys).

05/02/2014 Flag

I am encouraged to see someone complete and wear their socks...especially being your first pair! very impressed!

11/06/2014 Flag