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Take a Break

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

Take a break and knit these soothing socks. Read a book, watch Hamilton, listen to music. Take some time for you, because this year has been something else! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 7 (7.75, 8.25)”/18 (19.5, 21) cm foot circumference.Yarn: approximately 200-280 yards/183-256 m DK- weight yarn. I used Knitted Wit DK in Grellow (grey and gold) & Got …

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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 …

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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 …

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Slip Away

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

Slip those worries away as you work your way through this fun slipped-stitch pattern and create an awesome pair of socks. The pattern looks equally fab in a highly variegated skein and a more tonal colorway. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 6.75 (7.75, 8.75)“/17 (20, 22) cm foot circumference. 54 (62, 70) sts total. Leg length is measured from top …

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Bobo’s Socks

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

When playing around with stitch patterns for this sock and mitt set, I settled on something meditative and textural, so I can make more of these while watching my little puppy playing with his best doggie friend in our backyard. His name is Bowie, but we call him Bobo, and these socks are an homage to him. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Adult …

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Pee Dee Queue

In Fingering weight yarn, One skein projects, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

The rhythm of this sock is so soothing, and the stitches flow so well, that you’ll be done with it Pretty Darned Quick (PDQ), even though it’s full of twisted stitches! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Finished circumference: 6.75 (7.25, 7.75, 8.25, 8.75)“/17.25 (18.5, 19.75, 21.75, 22.25) cm. Socks shown with a 2.5”/6.5 cm leg length (measured from top of heel, customizable).Yarn: approximately …

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Lickity Split

In Fingering weight yarn, One skein projects, Patterns, Socks by Shannon

These socks will be done lickity-split, because you won’t be able to put them down. The soothing basket-weave-ish pattern looks so good in so many different dye techniques: tonal as in the samples shown here, self-striping, and highly-variegated. Heel increasing is so much fun with this on-the-sole-technique, and a soothing slipped-stitch toe-up heel flap is the icing on the fun-cake. …

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In a Jiffy

In Fingering weight yarn, One skein projects, Patterns, Socks by Shannon

These socks will be done in a jiffy, because you won’t want to put them down! Offered in both toe-up AND cuff-down options, the slipped stitches and ribbing move the knitting along, and the textural play looks great in both highly variegated yarns and more tonal semi-solids. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Finished circumference: 6.75 (7.25, 7.75, 8.25, 8.75)“/17.25 (18.5, 19.75, 21.75, 22.25) …

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Take Note

In DK weight yarn, Patterns, Shop sample available, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

Sharpen your pencils, pack your bookbag, and take note, because school is in session! These toe-up DK-weight socks are just the thing to get you through the first few days of school, and perfect for snuggling up in as you go over your notes from the day. With interesting gusset increase construction and a fun mirror-image ziggy-zaggy eyelet pattern on …

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Free Time

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

Finding yourself with some free time? I’ve got just the project for you: a poppingly-fun pair of two-color socks, perfect for all of those free moments that make up a full life. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Adult extra-small (small, medium, large, extra- large): to fit 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)”/17.75 (19, 20.25, 21.5, 22.75) cm foot circumference.Yarn: approximately 200-350 yards total fingering-weight …