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Pattern Inspiration: Birds of a Feather

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“Get ready to slip your toes into these cozy socks! With crochet post stitches reminiscent of bird wings, you will be soaring and feeling free in no time”, says our Sock Crate crochet designer this month, Abbey Swanson. We couldn’t agree more! Paired with the electric Energize Me colorway this month, Rufous Backed Kingfisher, this pattern flutters with each swoop of the hook. The fast pace of...

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Pattern Inspiration: Plumage

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Kim Drigg’s pattern inspiration comes from the ‘V’ shaped feathers of her cockatiel, Merle. Plumage takes flight immediately, carrying us along for the ride with each stitch, while new sock base Knitologie Incline Sock (75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon) shines in this month’s Chill Out colorway, Pygmy Tyrant. The stitches used create the illusion of feathers, and are cleverly paired with an Eye...

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August 2019 Sock Membership Crate Reveal

We’re having a little video technical difficulty this month, so will be linking the reveal video in a later post!

It’s time for August’s Sock Crate reveal. This month, our theme was Take Wing, inspired by birds, feathers, and sky. The colorways in each of the crates have been named and dyed with specific birds in mind. For Sock Crate, we’re introducing a new base: Knitologie Incline Sock, a 75%...

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Pattern Inspiration: Whimsical Socks

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Why do we knit our own socks? This is a question all of us are asked by those who don’t knit at least once. This months sock pattern from Kay Litton answers that question. Because they are FUN! This whimsical trailing cable pattern catches the eye and teases us with each stitch to keep going, like sprinkles on ice cream and playing with puppies at the same time: sheer delight.

This pattern mixed...

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June 2019 Sock Membership Crate Reveal

We’re so excited that you are all so excited about our Sock Crates! This crate consistently sells out and we think June will too, so don’t wait to subscribe if you’re tantalized by the goodies shown here and in our reveal video. This month’s theme is Calico and features a soft take on posies and summer sunshine.  We think that the new colorway we’re sending, Calico Quilt, perfectly matches this...

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Inspiration: Squeezed Citrus Socks

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How quick can we cast on these socks? The variegation of the yarn and the way Sarah combines twisted stitches, knits and purls creates a textural and visual interaction that brings excitement with each stitch without overwhelming you. The touch of cashmere adds warmth and softness for comfort, and the choice of stitches help to provide that much needed “snug fit”. Pick these socks up as part of...

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February 2019 Sock Membership Crate Reveal

The February fun continues with our vibrant Sock Membership crate this month! The colorway, Snow Stylish, is inspired by bright coats and accessories worn against snowy backgrounds and icy days. February seems like the perfect time to inject a happy hues into our world, doesnt it?

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Combining white, soft blue, navy blue, hot pink and bright emerald, this skein really shines when knit up into Maeve...

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