Monday, October 20, 2008

It's Socktober!

Remember Socksgiving?
Thanks to Jennifer's wonderful coaching I managed to knit a lovely pair of socks back then and then another pair.
And nothing since then.

Now I'm tackling socks again.
Socktober
As you can see I haven't reached my nemesis (the turning of the heel) yet.
Jennifer, can I have you on speed dial?
(These are the "Embossed Leaves Socks" from this book.)

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18 comments:

  1. Gorgeous socks! Can't wait to see them when they are finished. Will you model them for us? ~Adrienne~

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  2. They look lovely. I haven't musterred up the courage to attempt socks yet.....maybe someday.

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  3. They are really pretty and look like they will be very comfy! Can't wait to see the 2nd sock!

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  4. They are lovely! Are they really, really hard to make? They sure look like it.

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  5. wow those look amazing so far! I haven't even attempted the sock thing yet. It scares me!

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  6. Oh my, those are going to be gorgeous. I've never knit, but it's on my 2009 resolution list already.

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  7. Love the color. Any chance I can get you to make me a pair? ;)

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  8. Love the color and the pattern! Knitting socks is something I have always wanted to try but am nervous. Maybe I'll give this book a try:)

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  9. I'm knitting a sock too! Sure, you can call if you run into trouble but you'll do fine. I love that pattern. I have that book but haven't made anything from it yet.

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  10. love the socks. i am not a sock nut...yet. :) come on over to my cupcake week. everyone is invited.

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  11. The color and pattern in the socks is sooooo lovely. I've never made a pair of socks but did knit a Christmas stocking a very long time ago. Knit on, my lady! And good luck with the heel. I'm glad it's you... not me. But then again, you get to own this beautiful pair.

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  12. Beautiful socks! I think I may have to put that book on my Christmas list.

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  13. they are looking lovely. I must learn to knit socks!

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  14. they are absolutely beautiful Anina! The color you chose lends well to the pattern. I guess any color you choose would lend well to that amazing pattern!

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  15. These are so pretty! So much more girlie than the ones I make. I especially love the soft peach color. I must try my hand at finding a different pattern like this because I am really tired of knitting the same basic beginner's sock. Thanks for the inspiration to try something new, Anina.

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  16. they look great! i'm about to start on my first pair of toe-up socks ...

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  17. Those socks are gorgeous! It almost makes me wish I knew how to knit socks! :)

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