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Socks For David

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My First Socks taught by Lucy Neatby

Put a handmade spring in your step as you knit your first, favorite pair of socks. Use yarns you love to make beautiful, comfortable socks with step-by-step guidance.

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What materials did you use? Cascade 220 heathers

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What are you most proud of? Not twisting the loop, and having a nice firm start to my sock. My last attempt at sock making was very sloppy at the top. I followed Lucy's instructions and was very pleased with the result.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Do what she says!

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It's looking lovely!

08/15/2014 Flag

Thank you Lucy, this is such a good method of getting started. I found your explanation very clear. Probably the best I've managed in setting up DPNs and so much less stressful than other methods I have tried.

08/19/2014 Flag

Just added 2 more pix showing the decreases and the heel flap and turned heel. Very proud of myself. He tried it on last naught and it fit perfectly. Yay!

08/19/2014 Flag

It's so reassuring to try on a sock-in-progress. It's well worth the investment of a little time.

08/22/2014 Flag

Yes it is. I have finished it now and about to start sock #2. I liked the sock chimney too! This class could be renamed "knitting outside the square!"

08/29/2014 Flag

I agree with you that following Lucy's instructions make setting up the DPNs so easy. First time I made it all the way with DPNs as well!! I may now just be using my interchangeable circulars for the BIG shawls and such. Love your photos!!

09/01/2014 Flag