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I've finished the Pumpkin Gloss socks! I will be dropping them off to my friend this afternoon. They don't look too good on the sock blockers because I didn't actually wash them. Cindy is really going through a hard time and I don't want her to have to wait even one more day for her socks.

I just remembered that I promised myself the microwave popcorn popper from Sur La Table as an incentive to finish the socks. It turns out that Cindy's troubles worked much more effectively.

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Comment by Puffy Griffinclaw on April 7, 2009 at 6:03pm
That pattern looks familiar--was it ever found?
Comment by Angie Barttels on April 2, 2009 at 8:42pm
I love these socks! I am currently addicted to sock knitting, and am always on the lookout for good patterns. Congratulations!
Comment by Steeler1Green on March 30, 2009 at 10:04am
Way to go Kelley! I just listened to the podcast episode last night (as I was knitting socks) where you told about UFO group. I decided to check it out today and see your progress. I may have to borrow the spread sheet idea to keep track of my UFO's as well!
Comment by EdwardRad on March 27, 2009 at 10:49am
Hopefully, she's having a wonderful time on vacation, though. Now she has a wonderful surprise waiting for her when she returns.
Comment by Kelley Petkun on March 27, 2009 at 6:20am
Would you believe that Cindy and the whole family is in Whistler, B.C. this week for spring break! I left the socks with the housesitter. Ok, Kelley, this is a cosmic lesson in patience. Embrace it.
Comment by EdwardRad on March 26, 2009 at 7:07pm
I love the pattern!! Great work, I'm sure that your friend will feel very loved every time she wears them. ^_^
Comment by Peggy Stuart on March 26, 2009 at 6:30am
I love how the pattern goes all the way up the cuff. Neat! And pumpkin is one of my favorites. --Peggy
Comment by Kelley Petkun on March 26, 2009 at 6:29am
Ok, remember that these were socks from my UFO list and they had been languishing in my closet for two years. I will try to figure out which pattern I used. I didn't need to know to finish because I had finished decreasing the gusset so I just had to figure out the texture stitches. So, it is cuff down. Regular heel of knit one/slip one and purl on the wrong side. The texture stitch is the k2/p2 with a twist in the k2 stitches every fourth round. I think that cover everything. Oh, I used Gloss sock yarn.
Comment by Sockaholic on March 26, 2009 at 6:18am
Great color! Your socks look like toe up, short row heels..... am I right?
Comment by Tammy McNaught on March 25, 2009 at 6:53pm
Love the socks. Where did you get the pattern and what yarn did you use?
The popcorn looks yummy.
How many hours aday do you actually knit?

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