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Socktoberfest 2006: Page 2

Socktoberfest 2006

Lace Leaves

LACE (NOT SO) KNEE HIGHS Yarn: Three Waters Farm Merino in "Etudes in Brown" colorway Source: Maryland Sheep and Wool 2006 purchase Pattern: "Lace Knee Highs" from Interweave Knits, Winter 2004 Needles: Inox size 2.5mm (US 1.5) metal Notes: Features [...]

Design Process: Interview with Mona Schmidt

Mona Schmidt is another lucky soul: she designs and crafts for a living. Originally hailing from Deutschland, Mona now lives in Montreal, Quebec, where there is plenty of cold weather to keep her knitting to stay warm. Mona's fabulous pattern [...]

Future Socks: Innovations with Cookie A

Cookie A made her debut on the design stage last year, with the online publishing of her Pomatomus socks on Knitty.com. Cookie's design aesthetic clings to traditional motifs and patterning and adds a very modern edge. Cookie agreed to share [...]

More *Highlights*

The first *Highlights* post got a great response, so I just had to show you more of the lovely socks being created by your fellow Socktoberists! Any questions you have about patterns, yarn, etc., please forward to the sock creator [...]

Get Shorty: Tutorials for Short-Row Heels

I love delving into the technical details of socks – experimenting with different cast-ons, and heel and toe techniques. However, I have avoided the short-row heel after my first (holey) foray. Luckily, there are some great tutorials to help avoid [...]