Knitting flip flop socks

Knitting Flip-Flop Socks

Until just the other day I hadn’t heard of flip-flop socks. I had begun to try my hand at knitting socks, and asked my daughter if she would like a pair. She said instead she would love a pair of flip-flop socks. (When I first wrote this page, I followed a pattern that no longer […]

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hand knit socks

Some of My Favorite Sock-knitting Fingering Weight Yarn

When I first began knitting again last year I was getting serious about using fingering weight yarn, sometimes also called “sock yarn”. I really didn’t know why some fingering weight yarn got that label. Here’s the difference: Yarn labeled “sock” can also be used to knit other items, but to knit socks you want tougher […]

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