Autumn Socks and a Must Stash Yarn Giveaway

PROJECT BREAKDOWN Pattern: Vanilla socks knit to fit my feet (no pattern) Yarn: Must Stash Yarn & Fiber Sport Sock in the colorway Campfire and Olann Hand Dyed in Ireland MCN Sock in the colorway Quarry View my project page on Ravelry here. Giveaway details are below. I loooooove handknit socks, but I am far…

Jake’s Art of Autumn Socks

Happy Autumn Equinox! What better way to ring in the new season than to share a pair of newly completed fall socks? It took me an entire year to finish these socks, which hibernated post-heel for quite a while. Fortunately I had made them big, so they fit well. Phew! (Note to self: Never start…

Sophie’s Apple Picking Socks

When I gaze upon this yarn, I think of sunny days and rainbows and spring. When I both gaze upon and say the name of this yarn (“Apple Picking”) completely different images are evoked: autumn skies, going back to school, playgrounds and–not surprisingly–apples. The yarn brand is Must Stash Yarn, a company out of Texas…

A Jump on Summer: My Self-Striping Smooth Operator Socks

These cheerful, self-striping socks were such fun to knit that it felt like summer, hence my naming the project Jump on Summer. The juicy yarn is from Nomadic Yarns and is called “Wanderlust.” This shop, whose talented owner/dyer is Ashley Aguilar, offers a vast selection of self-striping sock yarn, as well as other yarns and…

Droid Skew Socks

When I saw Havirland’s self-striping sock yarn in color themes for the droids BB-8 and R2-D2, I grabbed some right away. My husband has always been a die hard Star Wars fan, and my son caught on around the age of two, so it was high time I knit something for the love of Star…