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My first patterned socks

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Seaweed patterned socks

Created in this Craftsy Course

Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks taught by Donna Druchunas

Warm, cozy and cute that's what your feet will be when you put them in hand-knit socks. Inspired, happy and proud that's how you'll feel when you're the one who knit them by hand.

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Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Casual
BeckyP on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? 100% wool, 5-ply I used teal on the main part of the sock and purple variegated yarn on the cuff and toe

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What are you most proud of? I'm happy they socks turned out the same size!! (occasionally mine haven't) I'm also happy the pattern worked out well and I was able to make these on 2 circular needles instead of the dpn's. This is a first for me.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Believe you CAN do a pattern, for starters. This one is fairly simple, with just a 6-st repeat. Take your time and enjoy the process.

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I really like your socks! The colors are cool, my favorite colors.

02/15/2013 Flag

Thanks. By the way, your profile name gave me a bit of a start as my husband's name is Dave. Funny.

02/22/2013 Flag

Your devotion to knitting shows! I, too, once used that seaweed pattern for a pair of fingerless mitts. I couldn't seem to "get with" the pattern sequence. :( Good for you to stick with it! Thanks for sharing. You are instigating the desire to pick up that project once again.

02/16/2013 Flag

I'm glad. I'll be waiting to see a photo of your finished mitts :)

02/22/2013 Flag