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Summer of Wandering Socks KAL

So funny. Can do sweaters more easily than socks!

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Wayyyyyyy too complicated for me!

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I am just at the heel and thinking the same thing, Stephanie. But this too shall pass! Looking forward to …the foot!

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Yes, pls do!!

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I had already decided that this would be a sock summer. This makes it even more fun! I prefer toe up two at a time. I have finished two pair already. Ordered the Field Guide and looking forward to knitting more.

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Here is half of the cast on for the first sock, and all of the cast on for the second top-down sock.

I’ve magic looped the second (full cast on)sock top and am completing the final half of the first sock.

Ready to work both socks at a time.

When you get to the heel you will need to work all of one, and then all of the other before proceeding to the foot. Happy Knitting.

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Alternating Slipped Stitch toe-up.

When you do 2 at a time, simply cast on one toe and then the other with a second ball or the other end. I’m actually working from the double strand of the sock blank (which has been unraveled, steamed to de-kink and wound into a cake).

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Thank you for pics and description Nell👍🏻 looks simple enough (hahaha!)

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you can do it!

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Yahooo!!! Just ordered Field Guide No. 11…with the intent of knitting down some of my stash this summer!

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I have to wait until the end of the month to get my Field Guide. I like the price of the digital version but would love to get all of the field guides in print. Collecting knitting books is way safer than collecting glass knic-nacks, right? Digital vs print…decisions, decisions…

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Just ordered the Field Guide. I love a hard copy and can hardly wait to browse the patterns and pick the perfect one to join in on the KAL!

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I went for the print as well…and intend to start collecting the first ten field guides. So excited to get going. I love sock knitting! The first pair I knit from the book will likely be from yarn from the stash, but really would like to try a couple of the yummy yarns rhis summer.

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I’m in! I have about 6 skeins of sock yarn that I’ve been waiting to get started on! I’m buying the paperback and the downloading the ebook so I can get started tonight!

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I’m going to try this - my first KAL!! I have knitted socks in the past, but it was the long-ago past. I just bought the ebook, and since I’m already trying to learn to knit two-at-a-time (cuff down), this is the perfect venue to speed me along. Yahoooooo!!

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I’m in. But I have to decide which yarn from my stash to use. And I really should finish the sleeve of my Bottom Line Pullover first. I am almost finished.

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I’m here cheering you on. Im committed to finishing bottom line before casting on socks.

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With the hard copy you get access to digital as well. I like having both.

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I am finally more experienced than someone at knitting something, lol! From having knitted two whole pair of socks in the last 18 months. :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:. I peeked online at the field guide and put myself in a holding pattern noodling over needle size - US 2 doesn’t equal 2.5mm in my world!!
My other socks in my “vast” experience I knitted magic loop with the divine Chiaogoo red lace cables. Considering trying the Addi Flexiflips once I can settle on what size to order!
I enjoyed toe-up construction and using Judy’s magic cast on made such a nice, sewing-free toe that I don’t think I can give it up!
I’m looking forward to my Spud and Chloé lipstick red (saucy, right?) fiber arrival and trying an all-over pattern for the first time!!

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Ok sock gurus. For a man with a 10.5 shoe size (American) what size sock do you typically knit?

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