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The Cyclists' Pair - Kickstarter campaign starts now

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The Cyclists' Pair - Kickstarter campaign starts now

My first Kickstarter campaign called The Cyclists' Pair is now live The Cyclists' Pair are 4 identical hand-cranked woollen socks available in four styles and price points. Kickstarter funding will allow me to complete a short production run and deliver beautiful, warm, comfortable socks to you! Over the past year I've been trailing modes of manufacture that can work for a micro-enterprise. I have a day job so, until I can make knitwear my life, I have to find the most appropriate method for delivering high quality knitwear to many people. Meet the socks These socks solve the perennial cyclists' problem of...

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Making hi vis cycling socks

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Knitting socks on the machine involves seven different manipulations. At every point, something can go wrong but when finished, they are so soft and warm and the fit is magnificent. These socks are made top down, starting from the rib This is knitted with the high vis reflective thread Once knitted, half the ribbing is moved to the main bed to allow for circular knitting Circular knitting produces a product without any sides seams You then knit the leg, shortrow the heel, knit the foot, short row the toe and this is what the sock looks like when you take...

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