View Post

Good as Hell

In Cuff Down, Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

MaterialsThese socks have me tossing my hair, checking my nails, and feeling Good as Hell. I think you’ll agree with tester Melynda M., who said this about this pattern: “One row we twirl, the next row we unfurl & purl, then knit & slip. Easy to memorize, and a beautiful texture.” Finished Measurements: Youth medium/adult extra-small (adult medium, adult extra- …

View Post

Summertime Rolls

In Cuff Down, Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

Materials”Fall into a sea of grass And disappear among the shady blades…” These socks will have you rolling into summer with their easy textured patterning that lends itself to variegated yarns and solids alike. Finished Measurements: Youth medium/adult extra-small (youth large/adult small, adult medium, adult large, adult extra-large): 6.25 (6.75, 7.25, 7.75, 8.25)”/16 (17, 18.5, 19.5, 21) cm. To fit …

View Post

Socks for Busy Bs 6

In Cuff Down, DK weight yarn, Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

This is the sixth of my annual sock collections, published in 2021. Patterns included are: Summertime Rolls (fingering weight), Good as Hell (fingering weight), and Saturday in the Park (DK weight). All patterns are written for both toe-up and cuff-down knitting, and each has a gusset increase/decrease technique, making for 3 aesthetically-different gussets. Buy Now on Payhip Buy Now on …

View Post

Socks for Busy B’s 2

In Cuff Down, Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

This is the second of my annual sock collections, published in 2017. Socks for Busy B’s 2 is a collection of fun and easy patterns that are perfect for throwing in your bag or pocket and working on while doing other things. All three patterns have multiple sizes for adult feet, and both toe-up and cuff-down instructions. Like the first …

View Post

Socks for Busy B’s 1

In Cuff Down, Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

This is the very first of my annual sock collections, published in 2016. Socks for Busy B’s is a trio of sock patterns custom-designed for folks like us – busy, with short attention spans & little brain-space for lots of figuring. Three patterns that are a joy to knit, and fast, to boot (plus, they look cute with ankle boots). …

View Post

Asymmetric Flotus

In Fingering weight yarn, Good for gradients, Great for mini skeins, Patterns, Shawls & Shawlettes by Shannon

MaterialsI wanted to play with the simplicity of Flotus (one of my most popular patterns) in a different way: by making one in my favorite shawl shape! It’s a new take on an old Flotus! Finished Measurements: Asymmetric triangle: 84″/213 cm x 45″/114 cm x 65″/165 cm, measured after blocking.Yarn: approximately 570 yds/521 m total fingering-weight yarn. I used Knitted …

View Post

In Season

In Cowls, Fingering weight yarn, Good for gradients, Great for mini skeins, Patterns by Shannon

You’ll be In Season no matter the temperature with this fabulous cowlette. It’ll keep you warm when it gets a bit cool out, and the patterning and excuses for colorplay are so enticing! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Circumference at neck: 34″/86.5 cm; depth at center front: 17″/43 cm; depth at center back: 7″/18 cm, measured after blocking.Yarn: approximately 645 yds/590 m total …

View Post

Slip-n-Slide

In Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

These fun two-color socks are a blast to knit, and the German Short-Row Heel ensures your pattern is not interrupted by heel increasing. Grab two highly-contrasting skeins, and get to slipping! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 6.5 (8, 9)“/16.5 (20.5, 23) cm foot circumference. 46 (58, 70) sts total. Leg length is measured from top of heel and is completely …

View Post

Let it Slip

In Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

There are not many more perfect knitterly combos than garter stitch and slipped stitches, which means that this sock is going to become my go-to this summer. I hope it’ll become your go-to, as well! It’s the perfect counterbalance to highly variegated yarns, but works equally well in more subtle skeins, too. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 7.25 (7.75, 8.25)“/18.5 …