Posts Tagged“sock knitting”

These beautiful Jelly Rolls socks by Mara Catherine Bryner are a special guest on my YouTube channel this week. I finished knitting the toe about two weeks ago and was just about to graft the stitches. I thought it would be a good idea to add the Kitchener stitch on socks knitting into my video tutorials using ​this joyful ​pair as a model.​ Kitchener stitch Is a technique of grafting together two lines of live stitches by creating a new row of stitches between them. It’s the last part of socks knitting, after shaping the toe. It creates a magic connecting the…

Hello and welcome to another sock post on my sock knitting journey. Today’s post is all about pair #7 that was knitted following a sock pattern purchased on Ravelry. In this pair I wanted to experience few new stitches and techniques. This is a pair that made me feel like I’m a real sock knitter and not a newbie anymore. For the first time I knitted a pair of socks, following a pattern which is not from Christine Perry step-by-step patterns. After knitting 6 pairs following Christine’s detailed patterns, I was ready to try something new. Learning new techniques makes me…

It was the hottest time of the year here when I started working on pair #4. Started mid July and I think it was already August when I finished them. The hottest and muggy weather here in Israel. I felt like I’m making a joke of myself but what could I do? I was totally into sock learning/making. Who could think logically? It got me hooked no matter how related or not it was to the weather. Now when I look at the pile of socks in the picture above, I feel so proud and satisfied.Together with a friend/student of…