Category: twisted

The start of a blue sock, showing a ribbed cuff and the beginning of a wavy stitch pattern.

In Which the Pirate Has a Gauge Issue.

I’ve been working on a new sock pattern. Here’s a sneak peek (kinda-sorta): Neat, eh? It’s a twisted stitch pattern that gently waves its way down the leg and foot of the sock. I really like it; I think it works well with the tonal blues of this yarn. Over the weekend I got down to the toe, and tried it on before grafting,...

A pair of amber socks

In Which the Pirate Has New Socks.

I’ve been considering the idea of matching my sock patterns with cocktails for a while, and the first one in a new series is finally knit! These are the Boulevardier Socks, knit in Tess’ Designer Yarns Super Socks & Baby in a rich shade of amber. I bought this yarn an embarrassingly long time ago and am pleased to have finally knit it up!...