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Sock Design 101: Part 3

Oh, hi. You got that basketweave sock done all the way to the heel then?  Not quite?  OK, good, we’ll "pick up" where we left off.  (ha, ha, little knitting humor there.  Very little.) Last time we went through the exercise of setting up the basketweave pattern st so that it was centered on the…

Sock Design 101: Part 2

(This is the second in a series of posts discussing the process of designing DH’s basketweave socks.) We left off Part 1 with a completed toe, and have discovered that in order to have a sock foot that is about 7" circumference, we have ended up with 64 sts total for the foot of the…

Sock Design 101: Part 1

Oh, happy day!  DH has another pair of handknit socks, and I have one less UFO.  (Believe it or not, I’m down to just SIX UFO’s.  My advice is to keep an eye out for plagues of locusts.) I started these socks on the trip to New Zealand, with yarn I bought there:  Naturally Haven, a…