Design And Knit The Look!

You’re perusing the latest fashion magazine, and you stumble upon the cutest wrap, or you see something in the store that speaks “I can make it”. If you are a diehard knitter like me, I’m sure this has happened to you. The question becomes “How do you interpret fashion looks and make them come to…

Let’s Learn To Make Socks: Lesson 5 – Toe Shaping

Last time we finished off with knitting the foot. Now we need to shape the toe. The toe section for adults is around 1 1/2 to 2 inches in length. The toe is shaped by decreasing on all needles every other row. Pattern Instructions: There still should be 16 stitches on needles 1 and 3, and…

Let’s Learn To Make Socks: Lesson 4 – Gusset and Foot

The gusset is the section that connects the stitches from the leg to the heel, forming the sides of the foot. To form the gusset, stitches are picked up along the side edges of the heel flap, and you also work across the stitches that comprise the top or instep of the foot (the stitches that were held…