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Tag: Socks

Little Flowers

Sometimes I start working on a design with the complete vision of what I want to make in my head. This was not one of those times. I had a

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Wild Socks

When I started working on this design I wasn’t really sure what to do, but I knew I wanted to do something I hadn’t done with a sock before. I

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Another Set!

Like last month, I’ve finished off another set! This set all had garter stitch columns that run up the opposite edge of each item. Simple but really effective! This is

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The Complete Set

I don’t think there’s much more I can say about this rib pattern or this colourway having used them both so many times before but I’m still in love with

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Cosy Toes

This might be my favourite sock design yet! I originally came up with Tìorail for a magazine submission. I’m not sure if the submission went through – I never got

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A modelled pair of socks knit in light blue grey yarn with a lace pattern swirling to the outside of the foot

Flowing and Swirling

This pattern was inspired by the gorgeous yarn I got on a whim from Mrs Lam Yarns (aka KallokShekEllon). I mostly like to buy yarn with a plan in mind,

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A pair of socks handknit in purple yarn showing the zigzag lace pattern up the outside of one foot and leg,

Wandering To and Fro

This design started when Becca of Bluebell Yarns contacted me and asked if I’d do a collaboration with her. She only works with yarns that have come from sheep in

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Golden socks with a lace wheat pattern up the outside of the foot and doubling at the leg

Buain – Harvest Time!

Meet Buain – it means harvest in Scottish Gaelic and is the third pattern in my Four Seasons of Socks collection. Buain has been one of my trickiest sock patterns

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Pink socks with a floral pattern up the outside of the foot and leg

Flùran – Blossoming!

I first had the idea for Flùran back in the middle of winter, when everything was dull and dark and dreary. It started with an idea for a leafy sock,

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I’m Liz and I'm a Scottish Knitwear designer! I design and write knitting patterns for accessories, produce tutorials and write about what I do!
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Handy Tips

Shoormil – Yardage Calculator

I’m going to preface this by saying that there is no pattern support for the spreadsheet. If you follow the instructions on the spreadsheet you

Notions pouches, tape measure, scissors, scrap yarn and a selection of stitch markers

Notions About Notions

I saw a post on Twitter a couple of weeks ago, about a knitter who had gone on a cruise and only realised once she

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