A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can now organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 300,902
Currently Running With Scissors:
568 Guests and 6 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: A progression of socks (4 pics)  (Read 780 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
brightlights
« on: October 19, 2006 08:10:37 PM »

You know when I first started knitting this year, I wondered why on earth people wanted to knit socks.  I am now working on my third pair and still have no idea.  Its just so fun for some reason, or maybe satisfying is a better word?

Anyways these are my first socks:

Made with Knitpicks simple stripes.  I find the colourway a little garish, and the yarn a little scratchy, but I still love them.  They are a little loose, and the first one has a too tight cast on and second has a too loose cast on, but oh well.
Oh yes and I learned to knit socks from this website.  It is great, so helpful when you don't know anyone else who knits. http://www.cometosilver.com/socks/SockClass_Beginning.htm

My second pair:


I made these for my hubby.  Lorna's Lace Shepard Sock Camo.  I used the Sensational Knitted Socks book , Gater Rib pattern.  They also came out a little loose, I don't think the book explained negative ease, or if it did I skipped that part.

My sock in progress:

Making these for my Mom for Christmas, I went back to the tutorial for my first sock for these, and am doing a simple stockinette stitch because I love the way the yarn looks.  It is Trekking XXL.

Anyways those are my socks, I am happy to report that that last one is off the needles, and fits like a glove.  I think I am catching on here.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
tanyakitty
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2006 08:23:05 PM »

i think i have sock envy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

find me on ravelry: tanyakitty
HotRock
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2006 08:30:03 PM »

Those look great!

I too am addicted to socks.  It's the perfect portable project.  And a fairly cheap knit as well.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
shadkitty
"Not I," said the cat
Offline Offline

Posts: 168
Joined: 13-Mar-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2006 05:24:12 PM »

I did the same thing. At first I was like...socks? Now I wonder why I didn't make the connection sooner! Socks are some of my favorite articles of clothing!! This is combining socks AND knitting!

Plus...you finish them faster than say...a sweater.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"One must either be a work of art, or wear one." Oscar Wilde
http://www.myspace.com/shadkitty

http://shadkitty.blogspot.com/
Zia
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2006 05:44:30 PM »

They are all lovely.  Socks are so much fun to knit!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

bronxie
I like yarn! Yarn, Yarn, yarn
Offline Offline

Posts: 333
Joined: 08-Jun-2005


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2006 05:49:32 PM »

Great socks. I think it's awesome that I can tell what yarn you used before reading what you wrote :-D
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Sheryl Brady Presents Her Book "You Have It In You"
Alfie Boe Discusses His Autobiography, "My Story"
Authors Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian on Their Novel "Burn for Burn"
Corrine Jackson on the Inspiration Behind "If I Lie"
Darrell Bock on His Latest Book "Who Is Jesus?"
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Gift Ideas: Wooden Chain
Handmade Gift Ideas: Upcycled Car Trash Bag
Tute Tuesday: Honkin' Big Beach Ball Snowman

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.