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maribelaprn
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Posted - 08/12/2006 :  04:21:23 AM  Show Profile Send maribelaprn a Private Message
The last week in July, I was off at a medical conference. I had my sock project along with the hopes of finishing the second sock. I brought along the first sock so I could ensure the second sock was the same size and had the same number of repeats, etc. I was on the flight home and the gentleman sitting next to me said "Oh, do you have The Curse of the Second Sock?"...no, I said. That's the Curse of the Love Sweater. For socks, it's Second Sock Syndrome. Obviously, he was a knitter's husband!! He kept asking about The Curse and I assured him there was no curse whilst I was knitting my second sock.

The Curse must have morphed because (don't scream) I left the bloody sodden first sock in the seat pocket in front of me when I got off the plane. And, no, it wasn't turned in to the airline's Lost & Found. Now I have a nearly finished second sock and the Koigu I used is a discontinued colour and what ever will I do with just one lovely Koigu sock????? I suppose I could give it to DH to see if he flees...

Never mock The Curse...it will get you one way or another .

One-sock Mari

2006 shawls/throws completed: 16
2006 socks completed: 6
WIP: Rectangular Square Cover shawl (Knit Picks) & Lupine Lace socks (Fiber Trends)

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kpc19011
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Posted - 08/12/2006 :  04:45:56 AM  Show Profile  Visit kpc19011's Homepage Send kpc19011 a Private Message
[:00][:00][:00][:00] ---oh my...how about you frog the second sock and make baby booties out of it!! Hows that for pushing it!

Kris
SouthSub-Chicago

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llinn
honorary angel

USA
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Posted - 08/12/2006 :  4:00:00 PM  Show Profile Send llinn a Private Message
Somewhere I'll bet there's a golf club wearing a beautiful Koigu sock.
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Just 1 More Row
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USA
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Posted - 08/12/2006 :  5:04:19 PM  Show Profile  Visit Just 1 More Row's Homepage Send Just 1 More Row a Private Message
I'm so sorry, Mari. Maybe it will still show up!!

Laura in Idaho
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AngieSue
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Posted - 08/12/2006 :  10:04:50 PM  Show Profile Send AngieSue a Private Message
Oh my goodness Mari! I would have yelling every 4-letter word known to man, and probably made up a few in the process. Maybe one of the good knitter here has your color? You could always frame it and create a new form of art.

Angie
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Dances with Needles
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Posted - 08/13/2006 :  1:26:43 PM  Show Profile Send Dances with Needles a Private Message
Sew buttons on it and fuzzzy ears and make a puppet out of it.

DWN
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gwtreece
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Posted - 08/14/2006 :  05:47:34 AM  Show Profile  Send gwtreece a Yahoo! Message Send gwtreece a Private Message
Mari, So sorry to hear about your sock. My friend left her ipod on the plane and of course it was never turned into lost and found.

Wanda
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