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Really Twisted Flowers

September 12th, 2010 No Comments

Pattern: Twisted Flower Sock by Cookie a. Yarn: Malabrigo Sock in Turner Needles: US 2 (2.75mm) Date Started: Aug 6, 2010 Date Finished: Aug 29, 2010 Modifications: accidentally made ribbing at cuff k1p1 instead of 2×2. Will I make it again? Absolutely! It’s wonderful and I need to make a version in a nice solid [...]

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Houston, we have a problem

August 22nd, 2010 4 Comments

Half way through the second sock, I decided to put them side by side. Now, major problem. second sock, looks way different in colour. I started the second sock from the other end of the yarn because I was trying to avoid the knot in the malabrigo socks (can’t remember if my skein had it) [...]

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(near) Perfect Match

May 18th, 2010 1 Comment

Finished these socks last year in first term. It was my ‘reading’ project, for when I want something for my hands while I read hours of papers etc. After I finished them they were put away and I forgot to show them off. I loved these colours! In fact, so much so, I plan on [...]

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January 14th, 2009 2 Comments

I like to knit sock as I work through my piles of reading for my program. Mostly because it’s fairly mindless. Somehow, in my excitement to make progress as I read, I probably should have started paying attention. See this? Of course, I didn’t notice the massively long heel before I turned it. Of course, [...]

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Left Ornette

June 3rd, 2008 3 Comments

Writing at about 11:30pm on June 2nd: After a break, during which Hanami finally was finished (fresh off the needles yesterday), the rest of the instructions for Ornette came in for test knitting. I jumped right to it and finished off the left foot where I had left it, at the toe. I now show [...]

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