Tumblr – "sock knitting" – KNITCRATE Arrow Fat Left Icon Arrow Fat Right Icon Arrow Right Icon Cart Icon Close Circle Icon Expand Arrows Icon Hamburger Icon Information Icon Down Arrow Icon Mail Icon Mini Cart Icon Person Icon Ruler Icon Search Icon Shirt Icon Triangle Icon Bag Icon Play Video

Tumblr

Pattern Inspiration: Whimsical Socks

image

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

May 2019 Sock Crate Reveal

For Sock Crate this month, we switched up the bases a little bit and sent you a new favorite of mine: Delight Sport. If you got our Delight Worsted in a past KnitCrate, you’ll know that the Delight ‘family’ means bouncy-spun, 100% Superwash Merino: super soft and rich in color. This month’s colorway is called Strawberries and is inspired by the rich reds and pinks of early-season berries.

Desi...

Continue reading

April 2019 Sock Crate

The yarn this month should be familiar to long-time Knitcraters, its Heels & Toes by Uru.Yarn! This is an 80% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Nylon blend that is space-dyed or block-dyed to give a certain color order: purple, burgundy, and then purple again. Youll have 400 yards per skein, divided kind of like this (give or take a little): 100 yards purple, 200 yards burgundy, 100 yards purple.

This...

Continue reading

April 2019 Sock Crate

The yarn this month should be familiar to long-time Knitcraters, it’s Heels & Toes by Uru.Yarn! This is an 80% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Nylon blend that is space-dyed or block-dyed to give a certain color order: purple, burgundy, and then purple again. You’ll have 400 yards per skein, divided kind of like this (give or take a little): 100 yards purple, 200 yards burgundy, 100 yards purple.

This...

Continue reading

Inspiration: Leaf Dance

From designer Chlo Fourtune-Ravard (Tisserin Coquet):

March winds and April showers bring May flowers. With March comes the end of winter and the beginning of the blooming season, with flowers, leaves, bees and bright colors all over the countryside once again. Autumn and its beautiful colors are a promise of snowy and cold months ahead, and an invitation to wander around, enjoying the last few...

Continue reading

Inspiration: Leaf Dance

From designer Chloé Fourtune-Ravard (Tisserin Coquet):

March winds and April showers bring May flowers. With March comes the end of winter and the beginning of the blooming season, with flowers, leaves, bees and bright colors all over the countryside once again. Autumn and it’s beautiful colors are a promise of snowy and cold months ahead, and an invitation to wander around, enjoying the last...

Continue reading

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?

image

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

Continue reading

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, doesn’t it? 

image

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

Continue reading

January 2019 Sock Artisan Crate Reveal

This months Sock Artisan invites Flying Goat Farm to share something special with us in the form of their Flying Goat Farm Corriedale Sock. This superwashed Corriedale wool and nylon blend has 430 yards per skein and is custom dyed just for Knitcrate in a new colorway: Lake Como. The dyer was inspired by the idea of a lakeside getaway in Europe, and we cant help but wish thats where we were...

Continue reading