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Warm Feet

Categories: Knitting.

I’ve finished a couple of pairs of socks in the past couple of weeks.  These were knit on 4 dpns.  I choose to knit my socks as tube socks so that they will feet any size foot.  I call the first ones my bedtime socks as I put them on when getting changed for bed.  They are very comfy to wear and keep the toes toasty warm. These were knit on 3.25 mm needles using Bernat Sox yarn.  There is no need to worry about patterns using sock yarn as it does all the striping for you as you knit.
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Cozy Toes

Categories: Knitting.

Towards the end of 2010 I was determined to master  knitting on dpns – double pointed needles.  Many people use 2 circular needles now, but being an old fashioned gal I wanted to knit them the way they did way back when.  I chose a patterns from Pattons which was a tube sock, that way it would fit any sized foot, and I wouldn’t have to worry about learning how to turn a heel right away. The first pair were a mixed blue colour and I was pleased how they turned out. The next pair were fun to do as
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Yoga Socks

Categories: Knitting.

Do you do yoga or do you know someone who does yoga?  You could knit them a pair of yoga socks.  Others have told me these are great for dancers too.  The heel and toe are open so that part of your foot can grip the floor but the rest of you foot stays toasty warm. I found my pattern at Mary Maxim, but if your search yoga sock pattern you will come up with several different patterns.  They are knit with regular sock weight yarn on 3.25 dpns. Here is the finished pair.   But when our 3 year old
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