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Friday, 4 January 2013

Free Knitting Pattern - Magic Loop and Toe Up Sock Patterns

Knit Freedom offer a number of free patterns.  Amongst them are a basic sock pattern, which is described as “Toe up socks are SO much easier and the invisible bind off makes them look very professional!” -Jillian C.

Here is a free basic pattern for toe-up socks, one or two-at a time, using Magic Loop. It’s the one… Continue reading…

Stacey from   just designed a pair of socks for her beginning sock knitting class… and have made the pattern a free download! These socks are designed with the first-time sock knitter in mind. Sock knitting can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. All you need to be able to do is work in the round, decrease and pick up stitches, and you can make these socks!  Click here to download!

From Canadian Living comes "A simple knitted sock pattern for beginners".  
Time was when any self-respecting knitting basket held a pair of socks under construction. Entire armies of feet were warmed by socks lovingly made by mothers, wives and even strangers back home. Knitting a pair for a teenage boyfriend was tantamount to going steady. Even when they gave way to the store-bought variety, granny's handknits made great bed socks on cold winter nights. Sadly, entire generations never came face to foot with a handmade pair.
Handknit socks are in again. In response to all the requests we've received, here's a pattern for simple, sporty socks that guarantees success the first time you tackle a pair. Stitched with knitting-weight yarn, they work up quickly.  Continue reading ....

Have fun with these patterns and drop into Crafty Frog and chat with our friendly staff about which sock yarn best suits your needs .... or email us if you are outside of Canberra.

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