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DSCN1155This top down sock puts a “twist” on the classic bamboo pattern.  A twisted cast on edge begins the graduated bamboo design that is also featured on the heel flap.

Mystery Sock #15 unveiled in June 2009 and knit woth Alpaca Sox yarn by Classic Elite Yarns.

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DSCN1157Cables are fun and easy to knit in this top down sock.  The rib design flows into the heel flap as well as the toe.  Sure to be a sock favorite!

Premiered as Mystery Sock #12 in February 2009. Knit with Prism Merino Mia sock yarn.

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This top down sock was a delight to knit due to the yummy softness of Shibui’s newest yarn, Staccato. The cuff began with the optional rib cast on using the Long Tail/Purl Cast On (see Purl Cast On Video) and was followed by the simple dancing squares. Pattern debuted as Mystery Sock #24 in May 2010.

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Coffeehouse Chic – FREE Pattern

Knit this cozy coffee sleeve from leftover sock yarn. It’s a win-win: help the environment AND make room in your stash for more sock yarn!
Visit my Pattern Store for the FREE download.

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Fading Away

DSCN0963Watch one color fade playfully into another in this cuff down sock pattern.  Directions for an easy short tow heel are just part of the fun in this two colored sock.

Unveiled as Mystery Sock #9 in October 2008.  Knit with Shibui sock yarn in colors Wasabi and Peony.

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Friendship Sock

FSCN1053The multi-colored version of this sock was knit with yarn traded with friends.  The two colored version gives a totally new look to the design.  The design features an Eye of Partridge Heel and the debut of Michelle’s Eye of Partridge Toe.

Originally seen as Mystery Sock #11.

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October’s fun and fast knitting Knit Along project has been added as a FREE download in my website’s Pattern Shop and on Ravelry. This project makes for quick gifts and can be used with so many different yarns. If you want to view the detailed instructions and photos from the KAL, just head to the KAL page accessible from my home page. Happy knitting!

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Moebius Seed Scarf

Knitters notoriously underestimate how much time is needed to knit for everyone on their gift list. It seemed like a great idea to knit Christmas gifts for all your family and friends in July! If you find yourself a bit behind this December, think big yarn and big needles. Try this simple and stylish cowl that can be knit in a few hours. You can always make everyone socks next year!
Moebius Seed Scarf

2 100g skeins Misti Alpaca Chunky
Size 17 needles

Holding two strands of yarn together, cast on 18 stitches

Row 1. *k1, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 2. *p1, k1; repeat from * to end.

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 24”.

Bind off in pattern.

Seam short ends together twisting one end before joining to make scarf a moebius.

Pattern inspired by Nina at Nina Yarn Shop in Chicago, Illinois.

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