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Socks - Qualified Perceptions
These are the socks that I mentioned in July I had to rip back a couple of times (and, as I realized when I finished the second sock, I still missed a step, but it looks fine without it). For something that I hadn't done before, the embroidery wasn't too painful, though some of the roses are a bit more haphazard than others, and getting *one* French knot looking properly rose-ish just made me aware of how much the others didn't.

Anyway, I finished the embroidery during the Dragon season finale (which had a few issues, but I think came together a lot more than I thought it was going to on Thursday or so). The second sock still needs a blocking to make it look tidy, but that's close enough to done to count.

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merastra From: merastra Date: September 4th, 2011 05:07 am (UTC) (Link)
Wow, that's very nice! :-) The rose effect is cool.
chenoameg From: chenoameg Date: September 4th, 2011 02:28 pm (UTC) (Link)
I thought the run came together well!

Also, I saw the socks yesterday and thought they were pretty.
kelkyag From: kelkyag Date: September 4th, 2011 04:02 pm (UTC) (Link)
Pretty! And very nicely done for first-time embroidery.
mathhobbit From: mathhobbit Date: September 4th, 2011 04:41 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oooh, shiny! When will you wear them?
readsalot From: readsalot Date: September 5th, 2011 02:45 am (UTC) (Link)
Very nice! French knots are tough--I did a picture that had dozens of them and they kept being almost right until one day something clicked and I found the trick.
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