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Recipe for how I convert patterned socks to anklets

For last year’s Socktober KAL in The Sweater Collective Ravelry group I decided to knit a pair of Arabesque Socks, but then started running out of time to get them finished by the end of the month. “No worries!” I thought, feeling lazy, “I’ll just turn them into shortie socks!” In the end I couldn’t have… Continue reading Recipe for how I convert patterned socks to anklets

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New Pattern Release: Time After Time Socks

I’m so excited to announce today that my latest pattern, the Time After Time Socks, is now available for purchase via Ravelry! I think these socks are the perfect accessory for this time of year – whether you’re heading into spring or autumn, they’ll keep you a comfy temperature and looking good! In terms of inspiration, I was… Continue reading New Pattern Release: Time After Time Socks

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Making socks: some thoughts about knitting

This week, a special tag on Instagram really got my thinking juices flowing. If you follow me there (@thesweatercollective) you might have read the post already, but so many people left such lovely responses that I thought it was a discussion point worth resharing. The tag was from my dear friend and creative extraordinaire Hanna Lisa Haferkamp… Continue reading Making socks: some thoughts about knitting

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Free Pattern: Day Off Socks

by Jessica Gore of The Sweater Collective These fun socks knit up in no time, and are a great way to experiment with a toe-up construction if you’ve been wanting to give it a try! SIZE Small: 15.5cm (6″) circumference, fits approximate foot circumference of 19cm (7 ½”); women’s EU 37–39/US 6 ½–8 ½ Medium: 18cm (7″) circumference, fits approximate foot circumference of 22cm (8 ¾”); women’s EU 40–42/US 9–11, men’s EU 42–44/US 8–10 Large: 20cm… Continue reading Free Pattern: Day Off Socks