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Bumble Bee Sock

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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 Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Traditional
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What materials did you use? Acrylic sport weight yarn

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I finished the pair - wearing them now. A fun project!

02/01/2013 Flag

I really like this. I love the originality of the stripes. How did you do the stripes? I purchased the course but have not tried it yet. I have knits toe-up socks before (two at once using magic loop). I like it because of the ability to try it as you knit to assure a good fit. I am left handed and cuff down was the first way I tried and never could get using just a pattern. I am visual learner too. I will try cuff down again now that I can "see" how to do it. I hope to adapt a cuff down to make slippers with pre-made leather soles. Did you block your sock? It has a really nice shaping. Acrylic does not block well making shaping or getting the sock to hold the shape harder.

02/01/2013 Flag

I held two strand while making the pattern Row 1 and 3: k2 black, k1 yellow all the way around. Row 2: K yellow Row 4 - 6: knit black. Repeat these 6 rows. I did not block my sock - I will wash them and them lay them out flat, if I think they need it. Donna teaches a Top down course, too, if you like this one.

02/01/2013 Flag