Xmas Auction A Promise

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  1. Puddleduck

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    This item will be custom made to fit so you will need to be patient - it will take me a month or so to knit but I can send photos of progress. You can't have it before Christmas - probably be late January or even February.

    One hand knitted pair of socks :) I will explain to the winner how to measure his or her feet and I can customise the socks for activities such as cycling or walking. If you tend to wear out socks at the heel or the toes or under the ball of the foot I can add reinforcement at those places.

    The yarn will be a wool and nylon mix (75/25) and we will discuss colour :)
     
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    What an excellent auction item :clap2:
     
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    I need a new socket set!

    £20 to start off
     
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    Oh ! Thought it was going to be a .. Wxllxe warmer. LOL
     
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    You need a wxllxe finder Roy perhaps you should tie a bit of string on the beast! You could tell folk it's a leash and they wouldn't want to see it unleashed and ANGRY!
     
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    :Eeek::xeek::xrofl:
     
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    I can do that if you tell me the correct size, photos would help :xrofl::xrofl::xrofl:
     
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    Hi Puddleduck. If you need to borrow a pair of very small knitting needles, I think my wife has a pair.
     
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    Circular needles size 2mm (I already have them but thanks for the offer :) :) )
     
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    I take it you do knit miniatures. :xlaugh:
     
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    Oh did your wife knit you one then? Lol
     
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    If no one makes a serious bid on this I will donate the cost of yarn plus postage and a bit extra for my time to the cause :)

    The cheapest "proper" cycling socks are around £40 a pair.
     
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    Sorry Puddleduck. I had no idea whatsoever to bid so I was hoping to start of the auction. I didn't intend it to be unserious.
     
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    No problems :) I could even knit socks for your sockets should you so wish :)

    My father-in-law (who was a crane mechanic / vehicle fitter) had knitted "cozies" for a lot of his most delicate and valuable tools.
     
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    @Anthea M

    Lots of other colours are available.
     
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    My last pair of Walking socks were £25:00 so for hand made I bid £30:00:xThumb:
     
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