Tagged: Sock knitting

Round toe and french heel for cuff down socks. Knitted with Filcolana Arwetta. 2

Foot size chart for sock knitting

This article is part of my no swatch, any stitch count, any yarn sock pattern. These measurements are the average foot circumference measures gathered from different sources (e.g. knitting books & websites). You can...

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How much yarn do you need for a pair of socks

This article is part of my no swatch, any stitch count, any yarn sock pattern. If you knit some specific pattern there is usually specified how many yards (meters) or skeins you need for...

Colorwork socks with a rose motif and strong heel 0

3 + 1 basic heel types of knitted socks and their variations

I introduce you to the four most commonly used heel construction methods for both cuff-down and toe-up socks. All of these heel types have also their variations which for the flap and gusset heel are for instance the French or the Dutch heel.

Star toe for toe-up sock 2

Star toe pattern for toe-up socks

Star toe is formed by working the increases evenly around the sock in four sections. First the increases are made every round and after a few rounds every other round. The pattern is written...

Colorwork socks with a rose motif and strong heel 0

Ruusu socks pattern

This pretty pair of socks is knitted toe up. It has a colorwork rose on both sides of the cuff and the pattern comes with a strong heel with beautiful cable detail.

Sock knitting FAQ 0

Sock knitting FAQ

How much yarn do I need to make a pair of socks? What is a good gauge for sock knitting? What size needles should I knit my socks with?

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Sock patterns for Filcolana Arwetta

Arwetta is my go to sock yarn when I’m knitting my everyday socks. Socks made with Arwetta can easily be worn in sneakers and they feel very soft next to the skin. Because Arwetta...

wedge toe for cuff-down socks 2

When to start toe decreases

The answer to this question heavily depends on how many stitches you have on your sock and what is the toe shape you are aiming for as well as the yarn and needles you...

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