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Knitting socks

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I have been busy knitting socks with Flotte Socke Kolibri yarn - a beautiful 3-4 ply yarn that knits up quickly even on 2.5mm needles. The colour I am using is 'Rainbow' - but there are also other colours available, such as orange-mustard-lilac and blue-lilac.  Knitting socks is the perfect project for the school holidays when you may travel a bit here and there and can't always take a major knitting project with you. But a ball of Flotte Socke and a set of double pointed knitting needles fit nicely into any handbag and can be pulled out whenever there is an idle moment.  I am...

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Having fun with sock knitting yarns

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Fun with Sock Knitting Yarns  I love the work by Norwegian designers Arne and Carlos. It's playful and quirky and always fun! In this video, Arne and Carlos show how to use multi-coloured sock knitting yarn to create a little doll's sweater.   We offer a self-patterning sock knitting yarn quite similar to the one used by Arne and Carlos at www.iwoolknit.com.au. The yarn is designed to create beautiful fair-isle style patterns without having to change colours. 

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