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KaliTime Camaralzman is knitting and crocheting like a mad woman. Argh!

knit enough pairs of socks so I can wear hand-knitted ones every day! (read all 13 entries…)
Round 23 of the Feet!

I am so sleepy right now. So, I am writing rather than knitting and thus saving my work a lot of mistakes.

Below is a picture of the socks before I got into the feet of socks three and four, including the two finished socks. One day, I’ll learn to knit four socks at a time and then, I’ll be invincible.

I’m really hoping to get these finished before I go to donate plasma and platelets. I want to wear these (yellow) socks when I’m on the chair.

In case anyone is wondering, I knit my socks two at a time via magic loop method. It’s an invaluable skill to learn.



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vivacekate Explorer of the World!

Magic Loop

I keep hearing about this magic loop and really must try. I’ve been knitting socks, toe up and top down, for years now, and just have never sat down and learned how to use the magic loop method. You’ve inspired me! Now, off to youtube for a how-to. :)

KaliTime Camaralzman is knitting and crocheting like a mad woman. Argh!

Re: Magic Loop

I have a couple of YouTube videos for you. :)

I learned to do first 2 socks at a time on 2 circulars and then magic loop from looking at this channel. So, I’ve linked to a search for magic loop from the VeryPinkKnits channel.

I hope this helps you. It’s a great way to knit, not just socks, but anything in pairs or twos. I’m going to knit two hats at the same time since my mother and I are near the same size. When I make a sweater, I’m also going to do the sleeves two at a time to be sure they’re evenly matched.


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