Weekly Fave! A Crossbody Tote

Years ago I had a tote bag similar to this. It was smaller, but for me it was the most practical bag I owned, and literally wore it out. Purl Soho designed a very sturdy one using heel stitch, which you may be familiar with because sock heels are often made with this slip stitch…

Let’s Learn To Make Socks: Lesson 2 – Heel Flap

  Heel Flap: Typically, 1/2 the number of total stitches are used to knit the heel flap. Some yarn manufacturers include a fine weight, durable ball of yarn with the sock yarn purchase, to be used together (double strand) when knitting the heel and toe, the areas where the most abrasion occurs. I use the…

Steps To The Perfect Cuff To Toe Sock

A simple sock consists of basic parts, each having a different function. Socks are knitted in different directions, and this post discusses socks worked from the beginning of the cuff down to the final part, the toe of the foot. The most important dimensions to the sock are the calf circumference, leg length, foot circumference,…