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Yes, I did knit two socks.

Knitting specs:

Opal brand sock yarn, 75% wool and 25% polyester. Purchased at the Web of Wool booth at Woolfest up in the Lake District, near the border of Scotland.

The booth was especially nice because they had lots of sample socks made up in the different colorways.

Knit on 2.75mm Brittany birch DPNs but next time I'll drop it down to 2.0mm and use a sockweight wool of all natural fibers and preferably superwash.

What don't we love about these wartime posters that promote knitting? What don't we love about the idea of women on the homefront knitting socks for men at war?

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