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Sock Bonnet

December 12, 2009

The rather oil smeared sock starting bonnet.   I believe it  is called that because some people draw the bottom closed so it looks more like a little toque.  I cose to leave it open in case I wanted to reach up inside the tube for some reason.  I am oiling the machine a little too much and some of came off on the yarn, but I think it will wash off.  Before I begin a proper project I will clean the machine.  The top is the picot edge and hung hem and it is all done in a mock rib, which is every fourth needle out.  This seems like it will work for this size yarn on this size cylinder.  I used odds and ends of superwash sock yarn I had around and the orange is slightly thinner than the other colours.  On to practice heels.

Weaving proceeding slowly and will post that after Christmas!  😉

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. December 12, 2009 4:42 pm

    It’s great that the sock machine is working. I really am impressed!

    Glad that weaving is progressing. Slow progress is better than none!!

    I finally have some things off the loom, but since I’m still taking a self-imposed blog break….no pictures yet!

    Sue

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  2. December 13, 2009 4:13 am

    What fun that sock is even if it is just a test piece. I’m sure the oil will come off. I wish I could get my picot edges to look that nice and even. Good luck with the heels!

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  3. December 14, 2009 7:21 am

    About the book, I bought it years ago in MA, both copies. Amazon really would be your best bet unless a local bookstore can get it quickly. Amazon should be able to drop ship, wrapped and everything. I’ve had things sent like that from them fairly regularly.

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  4. December 15, 2009 10:34 am

    This looks great, the circular knitting is really fascinating. Good luck with the heel!

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