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Socktoberfest Fest Footloose- Week 3 Free Sock Pattern

Week 3 – Shaping the Instep This week during our Socktober Fest Footloose KAL we begin to shape the instep.  You can find the footloose free sock pattern on marymaxim.com.  This part of the sock decreases slightly and runs the length between the ball of the heel and the toes.  

Footloose Socktober Fest!

Footloose Sock Yarn For our pedicure sock, we used our “A Step Above” yarn. This time we will use “Footloose” sock yarn and it’s a little different. Right away you notice it’s has a rougher hand and texture to it. At 75% superwash wool and 25% nylon the blend makes for a soft superfine weight yarn …

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Fall Pom Pom Wreath

We Love Pom Pom’s Pom Poms are a wonderful element to use in projects because they add bits of texture and color to any surface. This fall we are really loving this Pom Pom wreath. It’s a great way to add a splash of color to your door or porch. You can combine many types …

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Socktober Fest 2017!! – Week 1, Part 1

We are starting our socktoberfest celebration with Mary Maxim’s pedicure socks. We like these socks as a beginner pattern because of the simplicity of the pattern and easy heel. These also make wonderful stocking stuffers for anyone who likes to get pampered.

Socktober Fest 2017- Why Craft Your Own Sock?

The big question is “Why knit socks?” (Don’t go anywhere crocheters we have a pattern for you too)  Socks are so easy to come by nowadays.  Most people have a basket of lost socks or socks that need to be matched. So why should you spend your time knitting your own socks?

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