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lostpurl

Lost in a sea of yarn and needles. Lusting after handmade socks and all things lacy

 


The finished Opal 6 ply on my daughter's feet. She is very happy with them Posted by Picasa

By Suzann
On Thursday, November 24, 2005
At 11/24/2005 11:22:00 AM
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Opal 6 ply


Opal 6 ply color 1125. Worked up really fast on size 2 needles. Not Addi size 2 with are a bit larger. Aero size 2 which is 2.50 mm. As you can see there is tons of yarn left for the second sock. Sock is for my daughter who wears women's size 11/12 shoe. So it is a big sock. She has long narrow feet. I cast on 56 stitches for 1 1/2 inches of ribbing. Increased to 60 stitches below the ribbing. Although you can't see it, there are three lines of 3 x1 ribbing down each side. This helps to keep the ankle from being baggy.The colors are not quite so bright in actually. The blue isn't turquoise, but more a denim blue. Great yarn  Posted by Picasa

By Suzann
On Thursday, November 17, 2005
At 11/17/2005 09:35:00 AM
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felted and unfelted fuzzy feet Posted by Picasa

By Suzann
On Tuesday, November 08, 2005
At 11/08/2005 08:19:00 PM
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Bossy Boots aka Fuzzy Feet


This is the Knitty Pattern and the KAL Fuzzy Feet. I did mine in Elann Highland Wool, Tranquil Lagoon for the body and something violet for the cuff. Forgot the name. The slipper kept coming off my foot, so I added a cuff after the slipper was felted. Just sewed it on. It was supposed to be a try out of the pattern, but my daughter liked the color and I had to do another one. I am pretty sure I can knit two of these at once on 2 curcs. Been thinking of something glitzy for the cuff, you know holiday feet. For when the mob arrives to open their gifts, the room filled with pine scent and holiday carols fill the air. We all sit around politely exchanging holiday cheer...Oh wait that is the TV not my house :D I still like the glitzy cuffs and dirty floor color on the foot part.
The top one is unfelted. It is huge, big foot large.
I was a bit nervious about the felting, having never felted on purpose before. But it went fairly well. It took forever to dry.
The pattern
http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEwinter02/PATTfuzzyfeet.html

By Suzann
On Monday, November 07, 2005
At 11/07/2005 09:41:00 PM
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Petes Pond

Nothing to do with knitting, everything to do with the pure joy of life. You need Real Player to view this
National Geographic Magazine - WildCam AFRICA

By Suzann
On Friday, November 04, 2005
At 11/04/2005 11:36:00 AM
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