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socks knitting brag
I just invented a solution for the toes/heals wearing out in hand knitted socks. I don't know if this is a common solution - I haven't seen it anywhere...
So I normally knit socks with size 2 needles. The toes and heels wear out quickly. I mean about day 3. Not really wear out, but start to separate. So I have switched to size 0 needles for the heal section, then back to 2 for the foot, then 0 for the toe. It works!!! The denser thickness provides so much more, well, density, thickness, something.
Maybe everyone else in the world (of sock knitters) knows this, but I never heard of this simple solution. I want credit for this invention.
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