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My Very First Pair Of Socks

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Knit Original Toe-Up Socks taught by Donna Druchunas

Toe-up knitting is an ancient technique that's attracting new fans. Create your own sock design with different shaping and stitch patterns.

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What materials did you use? Wool

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What are you most proud of? I never thought I would be able to finish the second one, because the pattern was more complicated than I thought and I had to adjust the length of the toe, because I have small feet.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Well, it takes practice to turn out well fitting and flattering socks. I needed to fiddle around with gage and needle sizes. I found out that I like very tightly knitted socks, those are the most comfy for me. I don't like to feel ridges under my foot soles.

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These are outstanding for a 50th pair, let alone a first pair! Hats off!

07/12/2014 Flag

Thanks for your encouraging comment

07/20/2014 Flag