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Socks of Yesteryear

four pairs of hand knit socks

Socks have been my favorite project for several years. Quick, portable, soft, and beautiful, they are perfect to knit in public while waiting on the kids.


Pam Gordnier making waves hand knit sock pattern  

Making Waves by Pam Gordnier

Pattern available free at the YahooGroups Six Sock Knitalong site
Opal yarn from stash
Addi Turbo 40" size 2.0 mm
Cable portion done with either 2.50 mm or 3.00 mm. I ripped these out so many times I don’t remember what worked in the end


Feather and Fan

Socks, Socks, Socks book edited by Elaine Rowley
I loved the garter stitch cuff
I hated the heel so used my own standard slip stitch heel
Koigu KPPM
Addi Turbo 40" 2.5 mm
A seven inch leg was the perfect length for my gauge. Only a few feet of yarn remained

  feather and fan hand knit sock pattern


rolled top ribbing stockinette burgundy hand knit sock  

Generic Stockinette Sock

I cast on provisionally and ribbed for six inches, turned, and knit the cuff together before progressing down the leg.
Standard slip stitch heel flap and turn
Old, unlabeled tweed wool from stash
Addi Turbo 3.00 mm


Making Waves by Pam Gordnier

Six Sock Knitalong
Unlabeled DK weight yarn from stash
Addi Turbo 40" 3.25 mm for stockinette and 4.00 mm for cables
I cast on provisionally, knit about and inch, picot, knit another inch and then joined together. I shortened the leg for a modified crew sock look

  Pam Gordnier making waves hand knit sock pattern picot top cuff


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