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Spare Time

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

Got a little spare time? Grab a favorite skein of sock yarn, needles, and cast on these fun and funky ribby socks. You’ll fill that spare time right up! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Adult extra-small (small, medium, large, extra-large): 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)“/17.75 (19, 20.25, 21.5, 22.75) cm foot circumference. Finished sock foot circumference: 5.75 (6.25, 6.75, 7, 7.5)” / 14.5 …

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59th Street Bridge Mittens

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

“Slow down, you move too fast…” These mittens are the perfect knitterly companion to the 59th Street Bridge Socks. Sized for pretty much everyone you know, you’ll be feelin’ particulary groovy as you knit up a gaggle of them. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Circumference at palm: 4.75 (5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5)“. Length of mitten, from cuff to tip: 5.75 …

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Abuzz

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

You’ll be all abuzz putting colors together for these striking socks. Complicated though they may appear, the knitting is easy as pie. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Adult extra-small (small, medium, large, extra- large): 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)” foot circumference. Socks shown with a 3.5″ leg length (measured from top of heel, customizable).Yarn: approximately 200-350 yards total fingering-weight yarn. I used Knitted …

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59th Street Bridge Socks

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

“Slow down, you move too fast…” Inspired by life in the slow lane on the 59th Street Bridge, these toe-up socks are a joyful challenge to knit. The combination of modified linen stitch and twisted ribbing play oh so nicely with a highly variegated skein of yarn, and, in sport-weight yarn, these socks are squishy and comfy to wear. MaterialsFinished …

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Winter Weekend Socks

In Cuff Down, DK weight yarn, One skein projects, Patterns, Shop sample available, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon

These ankle-length socks in DK weight yarn are a dream to knit – you can make a pair over a long and cozy weekend. In both toe up and cuff down options, with a whopping eight sizes, this pattern is sure to be your go-to for maximum knitting (and gifting) happiness. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Baby (Child Small, Child Medium, Child Large/Adult …

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Smithy

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

Sure, we all have way too many irons in our personal fires. That’s why we are so lucky it takes a loooong time for iron to burn, huh? Go ahead, channel your inner blacksmith and put another iron in your knitterly fire by casting on these socks. They knit up quickly, with an easy-to-memorize chevron pattern that is elevated by …

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Stolen Moments

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

You know those times you’re sitting in the sportsball stand, watching your kiddo at ? Or, the times you’re in pick-up line at school? Swim lessons? Birthday parties? Well, these little ditties are the perfect project for all of those times. With a reverse stockinette stitch path up the front, and an easy toe-up design, they are perfect for those …

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Strange Jewels Slippers

In Patterns, Shop sample available, Socks, Super bulky weight yarn by Shannon

These slippers (and the hat to match) were inspired by so many things; the fabulously fat and squishy super-bullky-weight yarn; the cooling of the days and nights, and my resulting desire for toasty warm snuggly knitted things; and finally, my very recent reading of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic. “One of the oldest and most generous tricks that the universe plays …