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Otherwise Engaged

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

Feel free to be otherwise engaged while working on these socks – once you get in the rhythm, you’ll be able to concentrate on other things while working them. They are fantastic for a highly variegated skein, breaking up color in the most delightful way. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Adult extra-small (small, medium, large, extra- large): 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)” foot …

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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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This Way and That

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

These socks just kind of go this way and that. The pattern is one that is simple, and elegant, and squishily perfect for any variegated gorgeousness you can’t stop yourself from amassing. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Adult extra-small (small, medium, large, extra-large): 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)” foot circumference. Socks shown with a 2.5″ leg length (measured from top of heel, customizable).Yarn: …

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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 …

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Vintage Pyrex Socks

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

These socks, with wee Pyrex bowls stacked on top of each other, was a collaboration with the amazingly talented and Pyrex-obsessed Knitted Wit. MaterialsFinished Measurements: Adult small-medium (extra-large): 7.5 (9)”/19 (23) cm foot circumference. Socks shown with a 4.5″/11.5 cm leg length (measured from top of heel, customizable).Yarn: approximately 200-350 yds/183-320 m fingering- weight yarn. I used Knitted Wit Sock …

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Plain-ish Jane-ish

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

I went through a years-long sock drought, but have come back into the sock life, big-time. It’s pretty safe to say that I am completely re-addicted. To feed that addiction, I’ve created this pattern – this is my version of a toe-up sock, with rounded toe and gusset.