From The Sock Drawer collection

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From The Sock Drawer collection

Postby Helen » Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:22 pm

I usually use only free sock patterns as there are so many on ravelry and I am not that quick to have got through them all but I was taken by this collection. So over a period of feeling poorly, what better medicine than a click of the finger and before I knew it I had bought my first book of sock patterns by Verity Castledine. That was some time ago...but at last I have finally competed a pair. I was waiting to find the right yarn as I felt the patterns clashed with some of my variegated stash. When visiting Skipton last year (no year before!) I was treated to some beautiful Debbie Bliss Rialto Luxury Sock and I wanted to do it justice so opted for the Francis pattern.
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Re: From The Sock Drawer collection

Postby darknit » Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:48 pm

Those are fabulous Helen, very well done. Nothing like a bit of sock knitting to lift the spirits. When you have finished all the socks in that book (!) have a look at "Knitting Vintage Socks" by Nancy Bush. Perhaps order it from the library first to see if you like the look of any of them.

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Re: From The Sock Drawer collection

Postby Joy » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:48 pm

What a lovely pattern Helen. Like you say, its good soul medicine to feel the needles clicking.

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Re: From The Sock Drawer collection

Postby sweetpea » Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:53 pm

Love the socks Helen :thumbup: I hope that you are back to yourself?

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