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SOCKS FOR OLDER SISTER

For everyone celebrating, Happy Easter and for those who do not, Happy Day! I haven't been commenting lately, but I have really enjoyed reading and seeing what everyone has been sharing. You guys are truly an inspiration. These socks are for my older sister made from some left-over yarn from when I knitted her the Adamas Shawl.

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SOCKS FOR ALYSON

I finished this pair of socks for my friend, Alyson. I've been working on my Summit Shawl (Wrap), but took a break from it so that I could do her socks. I've been promising her a pair, so thought that I would get them done so that she can wear them while the weather is cold.

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ET VOILÀ

The hat and socks are dried and blocked. I'm okay with how they both turned out. The only thing I would do differently with the hat is, I would take the ribbing down to 1.5 inches instead of the 2.5 inches that it is. Since I will only be wearing the hat when I'm out exercising (walking), I'm not really that concerned about it.

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HAT AND SOCKS

Here's the hat I finished tonight. Just washed it and now it's blocking. Since I don't have a dummy head to block it on, I thought that the balloon would do the trick.

The socks, of course, are blocking on sock blockers. These will also be for my friend, Mark. They were finished a couple of nights ago, but have been waiting to finish the hat before I washed and blocked both projects.

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WORKS IN PROGRESS

So, what are you guys working on this weekend? I have two things currently on the needles that I'm working on. One is another pair of socks for my friend Mark. I think I like this yarn better than the yarn I used for the other pair I knit for him. The other thing I'm working on is a hat in left-over sock weight yarn.

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Socks For A Friend - UPDATED

ETA - *****My friend wearing his socks at work today.****

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TGIF

Happy weekend!

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Another Pair Of Socks

This is a pair that I finished yesterday. I did try to match up the stripping again this time and think it came out pretty well. I hope you guys aren't getting tired of seeing socks. I don't post them on here for praise, but just to share my work with you guys. The guild that I'm in is starting a KAL this month for the Ten Stitch Triangle. The Ravelry link is:

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Socks

This is a pair of socks that I finished a couple of days ago. Before I started knitting the socks, I was looking at the yarn and couldn't make up my mind if I really liked it or not. I didn't buy the yarn, if was given to me. After completing a few inches on the sock, I came to the conclusion that I did like it. I guess it just took seeing how the color combination worked up in the fabric.

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Socks

Here's another pair that I finished yesterday, then washed and blocked them. The colors remind me of a shirt I had in the mid to late 80's of Alexander Julian.

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