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Learning Something New…2 Socks at the Same Time…

This week I finally decided to do something I’ve been wanting to do for a very long time!  Learn how to knit 2 socks at the same time!!!  I went to my LYS, Raging Wool, and took the class.  We are starting with a pair of knitted slippers.  It should be a fast project because the yarn we are using is super bulky.  It is called Lorna’s Laces, Shepherd Bulky.  I love it!!!  It is super soft!  The color way I picked is called Mineshaft.  Its a pretty mix of greys, browns & purple.

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I also bought new needles.  I needed size 10, 40 inch circulars.  I love these needles.  They are Knitters Pride, Symfonie Cubics.  I’ve never had needles like this.  They are square!!!  There were others to choose from, but since I was learning something new, I figured I would also use needles I have never had before.  I didn’t ever know they made square needles.  And you know what….  I totally love them!  I think I may get more!  LOL Continue reading