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Stumptown Socks

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

This is pretty much my favorite sock pattern ever. The ‘v’ pattern is fun to work, and has a rhythm that moves quickly. There are stockinette and garter versions available, and they both look fabulous with any yarn you can think of, variegated or solid. Adding contrasting toes, heels, and cuffs is easy as pie, and they really do fly …

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Diamond Tread Socks

In Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Socks by Shannon

My husband is forever trying to name my things. Hand-dyed yarn that I’m knitting with, designs I’m working on… Usually, his suggestions are a bit goofy, and I just laugh them off. He like cars and trucks and things that go, so it wasn’t surprising that he christened these socks “Diamond Tread,” like the grippy material used on semi-truck steps …