Knitted Sock Heel Repair
I should have known better than to wear soft, fine merino and alpaca wool hand knitted socks with hiking boots. Very soon the fine wool was worn away and holes appeared. As these were a favourite pair of socks I thought about making a repair using the darning method. I confess, I've never repaired a pair of socks. Therefore, I did a quick search for darning instructions. While browsing various methods I came across a knitted heel option which looked so much better than a darning patch. The…
I am most comfortable when my feet are warm. I sleep better, knit better, enjoy my coffee better and travel better with warm feet. This little pair of socks helps me keep my feet warm and fashionable. They are super stretchy and designed with a loose cuff so that they are comfortable enough to sleep in. I keep a pair in my car, my suitcase and my knitting bag. They also make terrific last minute gifts! I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
Free Knitting Patterns - Leg Warmers
Leg warmers, a 1980's fashion trend, is making a comeback. Make a statement of your own and keep your legs warm by knitting your very own pair of leg warmers. With patterns for beginners or more those more experienced, any level of knitter is sure to find a leg warmer pattern they enjoy in this hub which features a collection of free knit leg warmer patterns from around the web. Featuring patterns for both adults and children.
Fair Isle Yoga Socks
If you practice yoga but find that your feet get chilled, these socks are meant for you. They keep the foot and ankle warm, but leave heels and toes free to grip the mat. Best of all they are so easy to knit, since the most difficult parts of sock knitting are the toes and heel.
Shop | Interweave
Soft pastels and gentle yarns fill this issue of Interweave Knits. This issue includes two stories; a beautiful collection of elegant, springtime sweaters and tees, and a charming selection of lacy shawls and colorful socks. Enjoy a hilarious article about trying to use artificial intelligence to write knitting patterns, and learn from knitting expert Karen Frisa about how to knit on the bias. With 15 projects to choose from, your season is sure to be filled with the first signs of spring!