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Friday, February 03, 2006

For my special Valentines Exchange buddy - Amanda!

Okay, I wanted to pass along some of my favorite links for sock knitting to my special Valentines Exchange pal Amanda!

I know you like earth tones but I couldn't resists trying to find a little Valentines Day sparkle to your earth tones so I sent you some Fortissima Colori Disco! I gave you the long #1 needle so that somewhere down the line you can get a chance to try some magic loop knitting. I have completely converted myself to knitting on two circulars and when I bought your needle I got one for myself to try magic loop knitting as well.

This first tip is great for any time you need a provisional cast on, I now use it all the time when I knit socks from the toe up. Click on the image to start the movie.

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Links to knitting socks with 1 or 2 circular needles GREAT for those who travel around with their socks to knit.

Excellent Toe up instructions -
>Turkish cast on tutorial for toe up socks
Your putting me on original

Amy's Socks

Denise's Lessons

KnitWits Magic Loop

KnitWits Basic Sock

Wendy's Toe Up Pattern - short rows

Many ways to start a toe

One needle, two socks, toe-up

Must-have sock knitting links:

Start thinking about summertime folks!!! Cool Socks! (Joan I double-dog-dare ya!)

You're putting me on!

Socknitters Home Page

Nice list of links

Toes and Heels

Peggy's stretchy bind off

Denise's two nice stretchy cast offs


Knitting Help has a great video on how to magic loop your knitting.
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Well, I hope you like your valentine exchange it was sooooo hard to choose a book for you since your are so well read! I appreciate everything you have done to get this group up and running!

Three cheers for Amanda!

Comments on "For my special Valentines Exchange buddy - Amanda!"

 

Blogger Stephanie said ... (4:42 PM) : 

Great links - Thanks Alice.

I'm sure you did a great job for Amanda because you are a smartypants just like she is! MWAH! To both of you. :)

 

Blogger Jennifer said ... (4:47 PM) : 

Thanks for the links! I'm glad you like the book. It's one of my favorites.

 

Blogger ttbookjunkie said ... (6:47 PM) : 

Thanks again Alice for all the fantastic links I cannot wait to give it a go!!!

Thanks again!!! :)
Amanda

 

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