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March 27, 2007

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erin

I like your socks. That's such a cool way to increase for the calf. I'm in love with knee socks at the moment too but there isn't enough sock yarn in my stash to knit them. So I'll have to wait for an opportunity to shop online and get more yarn.

Guro

Great socks. I really like your approach to the calf shaping. Beautiful pictures too.

kelli Ferrigan

i do love that last photo, too, the rustic wool and the brown shoes. so comfy!

Amy

I love that color! I made a pair of regular sized retro ribs for my Mom and I really liked the pattern. I've been pondering making a pair in black for my husband. Of course I'm waiting for a sunny day so I can see what I'm doing.

Elizabeth

Love the colour!
But do they really stay up? I have heard this is a problem with hand knit knee highs.

Jeanne

Elizabeth, the socks are very snug, alarmingly so at first, but they loosened up a bit. It might be because they are so long, or because they are snug, but even though they got a bit baggy around the ankles they still stayed up pretty much all day. They drooped a bit but not more than an inch or so. Not bad, I thought.

Mary Tess

Lovely socks; beautiful color; clever shaping.

--Deb

Well, regardless of whether your decreases worked the way you hoped, the socks look fabulous!

Marie

Gorgeous, cozy socks! I love the subtle color-shifts of the Nature Wool and the calf-shaping you designed is so wonderfully lovely.

Mary

Love them! We're heading into summer now, but once the weather starts getting cooler again I imagine a pair of knee socks would be perfect.

Kylie

They are great knee-hi's! Very impressed with the v-shaped gusset at the calf, too! ;)

Sarah

wow. just lovely. I aspire to knit something as fabulous. And, I never thought of using a more worseted weight yarn, great idea.

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