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Friday, February 10, 2006

February Socks

I finished my February pair of socks just in time for me to start on my Olympic knitting. These socks are for my sister, Lisa (aka "loser" in the comments).

Pattern: Child's First Socks from Nancy Bush's Knitting Vintage Socks.
Yarn: Fortissima Socka
Some thoughts: I would definitely use this yarn again. I really enjoyed working with it. The pattern was also great. I thought it would tie me down to the book, but the shell pattern was really easy to memorize. It was very intuitive and I could knit on these "mindlessly" even though it looks complicated. I hope Lisa likes them!
Here's a pic of Big Apple. I was in the bathroom and when I came out, Frog had given her a lollipop! She was so cute with it that I let her keep it.

8 comments:

  1. That's so cute! Tristan was fond of giving Caroline Pop-Tarts. I think it's still why she loves him so much.

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  2. oh what a cutie! i be tyou just want to kiss her and hug her all the time!
    those socks are wonderful! i may have to get that book i have her knitting on the road book and i love it... jess gave it to me actually!

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  3. Your socks are awesome! I'm going to get that book as soon as I'm done working through Knitting On The Road. And your daughter is just such a cutie!

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  4. The socks are great! Is that your daughter? She is sooooo cute!!!

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  5. Those socks look great, but your daughter is even prettier!

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  6. Big Apple is indeed my daughter and I agree...she is soooo cute!

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  7. Your socks are beautiful, but your little one is more so! What a sweetie! :)

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  8. Have I mentioned lately that I want your baby? I don't mean that in a creepy, baby-snatching way -- I just want a clone of her.

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