Sockupied Summer 2013 Preview

Apr 16, 2013

The Summer 2013 issue of Sockupied is almost here, but for now, we hope you'll enjoy this sneak peek of all the sock-knitting bliss this issue has to offer! From knitting two socks at once to cast-ons for colorwork, you'll find helpful tips and tricks to take your knitting to the next level. Five brand-new sock patterns featuring bobbles, lace, colorwork, and more will keep you on your toes all through summer.

The Mac and PC versions of Sockupied will be available from the Knitting Daily Store on April 29th, but the iPad version is available now.

Projects

Schwäbische Socks

by Lisa Stichweh

Elegant woven stitches transform and travel down the feet

Construction: Top down, short-row heel

Finished Size: 7½ (8¼, 9)" (19 [21, 23] cm) foot circumference and 8½ (9, 9½)" (21.5 [23, 24] cm) long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable.

Yarn: Plymouth Yarn Happy Feet (90% superwash Merino wool, 10% nylon; 192 yd [176 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #1249 maroon, 2 (2, 3) skeins.

Needles: U.S. size 1½ (2.5 mm).

Notions: Markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

Gauge: 30 sts and 48 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in St st.

 

Skip to my Lou

by Rae Jean

Mesh lace provides the canvas for colorful handpaints or subtle solids

Construction: Top down, short-row heel

Finished Size: 7 (8¼)" (18 [21] cm) foot circumference and 9½ (10½)" (24 [26.5] cm) long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable

Yarn: Colinette Jitterbug 400 (100% Merino wool; 400 yd [365 m]/5¼ oz [150 g]): #166 elephant's daydream (blue) or #23 slate (variegated), 1 skein

Needles: U.S. size 1 (2.25 mm).

Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge: 30 sts and 46 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in St st.

 

Provenance Socks

by Heatherly Walker

Stripes and ornate scrolling patterns inspired by centuries-old embroidery

Construction: Top down, flap heel

Finished Size: 7¼ (8¼, 9)" (18.5 [21, 23] cm) foot circumference and 9½ (10¼, 11)" (24 [26, 28] cm) long from back of heel to tip of toe

Yarn: Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk (85% superwash Merino wool, 15% mulberry silk; 437 yd [400 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #5639 VanDyke brown (MC) and #5674 baby denim (CC), 1 skein each.

Needles: U.S. size 2½ (3 mm).

Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge: 36 sts and 34 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in charted patt.

 

Cataphyll

by Hunter Hammersen

Leafy branches cut across panels of stockinette and fine ribbing

Construction: Top down, flap heel

Finished Size: 7 (8, 9)" (18 [20.5, 23] cm) foot circumference and 7¾ (8½, 9¼)" (19.5 [21.5, 23.5] cm) long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable.

Yarn: Plucky Knitter Primo Fingering (75% superwash Merino wool, 20% cashmere, 5% nylon; 385 yd [352 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): dandy lion, 1 skein

Needles: U.S. size 1 (2.25 mm)

Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle

Gauge: 32 sts and 48 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in St st.

 

Zokni kötés

by Laura Halfpenny

Knotty stockings inspired by Hungarian folkwear

Construction: Toe up, flap heel

Finished Size: 7" (18 cm) foot circumference and 9" (23 cm) long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable.

Yarn: Ella Rae Lace Merino(100% superwash Merino wool; 460 yd [421 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #9 mustard (MC), #30 cherry red (CC1), and #131 orange fire (CC2), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Knitting Fever.

Needles: U.S. size 3 (3.25 mm)

Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge: 34 sts and 48 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in St st; 44 sts and 48 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in bobble patt, relaxed.

Features

Try This: Two Socks at a Time by Kate Atherley

Tech: Colorful Cast-ons for Cuffs

Eye on Design: Hunter Hammersen's Chamber of Wonders by Leslie Ordal

Departments

Great Yarns

Self-striping yarns for hassle-free color

Try These

Stylish sock sacks and satchels

The Last Stitch

Caption this cartoon! See here for details.

There's so much to love in this issue of Sockupied!

Cheers,


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