Summer Of Socks: Pattern Roundup Part 2

Welcome to the Summer Of Socks: Pattern Roundup Part Two! Earlier this month we highlighted some solid beginner’s patterns, designs that played with colour, and explored the SweetGeorgia Yarns collection of in-house sock patterns. In this installment, let’s look at some patterns with inventive shapes and novel cable designs! Shape Shifters: Need to add a…

Slackcountry Socks

Feeling pretty blessed that I got to spend some time up at Whistler this weekend. In my dream version of my life, I’d spend 100 days on the mountain every year… but in reality, it’s more like ten days. I spend so much of my waking hours thinking about the mountain, that it just seemed…

Rushing Tide Shawl & Socks

I have nothing but admiration for career knitwear designers. It is hard work. I enjoy design, but I know that I’m not efficient at it. And if I’m not particularly efficient at it, then I tend to procrastinate. And that’s what happened with this particular design. Generally for each TNNA trade show, I’ve designed a…

Leapfrog Socks

Have you seen the new issue of Sockupied!? Interweave Press has been putting out these special interactive e-magazines since August 2010, and in this Spring 2012 issue, our Tough Love Sock yarn was featured in Debbie O’Neill‘s pattern, “Leapfrog Socks“. It’s an ingenious sock pattern that mixes up handpainted yarns to minimize any pooling tendencies….