Category: Tutorials

A pair of blue variegated socks on wooden sock blockers against a white wooden board background. There is a shell and a ceramic starfish next to the socks.

Avoiding colour pooling and flashing on sock gussets

There’s something very exciting about knitting with a variegated yarn and seeing how the colours turn out – often it’s not at all how you’d expect! Take a look at the pair of Mermaid’s...

Basic 4ply Knee High Socks – free pattern

How high do you like your socks to go? (Long post warning …!) Until last year, I’d never considered knitting knee high socks.  I like to wear mine mid-calf and it wasn’t until a...

Basic 4ply Shortie Socks – free pattern

Are you someone who likes your socks to be just a little bit shorter?  There are all kinds of reasons why you might like the cuffs of your socks to be at your ankles...

Thoughtful Cowl – free pattern

April can be a funny time of year, I think – sometimes warm (and it looks like we’re in for a glorious Easter weekend this year) and sometimes cold – and it’s always very...

Sanctuary Socks – free pattern and tutorial

The beginning of the year is a strange time, I always think: on the one hand the new year spreads out before us like a blank canvas, inviting us to fill it with plans...

Two at a Time (TAAT) socks – free tutorial

I’ve been asked many times about knitting “two at a time” socks – that is, both socks of a pair knitted on one needle at the same time – and I’ve finally put together...

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