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Another sock machine day

December 11, 2009

Today I made a nicer set-up bonnet and everything went very well. I made a hung hem, tried different numbers of needles, different yarns and messed about with the stitch lengths while doing so. The bonnet is still on the machine, so will put up a photo when the tube is long enough to cut off the bonnet. I am going to continue trying yarns and practice more heels next. The machine is working more smoothly all the time and as I get to know it I pick up the little cues that tell me when something might go wrong.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. December 12, 2009 3:22 am

    Well Yeah! Maybe some socks for family since I’m sure a number of them have been watching and hearing about
    all the tinkering going on?
    Hope the deep freeze has moved out of your neck of the world!


  2. December 12, 2009 4:56 am

    Great job!!! I’m impressed.



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