Calcareous (plus giveaway)

We're totally on a roll.  I told you I had a lovely stack of early patterns to bring back, and today's is Calcareous! These sort of hit that sweet spot between cabling and ribbing.  The cables keep the ribbing from getting boring (because I can't be the only one who would go mad with boredom before I reached the end of a pair of plain ribbed socks).  And the ribbing keeps the cables behaving nicely and makes sure the socks fit beautifully. And there's something rather tidy going on with the gusset there too.  See how the decreases are snugged [...]

October 13, 2015|


Calcareous is live, click here if you'd like to make yourself a pair, or to find out what I meant by yesterday's crack about my misspent youth. I also have the distinct pleasure of announcing that Sharon at Three Irish Girls has graciously agreed to donate a skein of the gorgeous Adorn Sock yarn I used to make these socks to one lucky reader! Now lately, I've had the marvelous experience of being contacted by several talented yarn dyers asking me to design patterns for them.  This has been (and continues to be) great fun, but that's not what happened [...]

October 21, 2009|

Criminal Underworld

My newest pattern, and a brief account of my youthful descent into the criminal underworld, will be appearing tomorrow or the next day.  In the meantime, I can show you a picture of the finished socks, and tell you that their name is Calcareous. The socks I showed you last time are off to the testers and should be coming out in a few weeks.  On an administrative note, the third and final part of Crenellation has been posted over on Ravelry.  All three parts of the pattern will remain freely available until at least the end of November.  After [...]

October 20, 2009|
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