Sock Opus

I am so excited to share my Sock Opus pattern with you! I began the tights odyssey several years ago after being inspired by Elizabeth Zimmerman’s Nether Garments. Using leftover fingering weight yarn and modern sock knitting techniques, I cast on for my tights. Each stripe is from a sock yarn I have used and no yarn is repeated. I can name each yarn and which sock I knit with that yarn. The tights are mostly plain stockinette interrupted now and then with some shaping. The easy design makes for perfect tv watching, group knitting or a delightful stress-relief.

The pattern includes instructions for Women’s Small, Medium and Large but can easily be customized for virtually any size. Make calf socks, knee socks or dare to go on to tights. Sock Opus is knit two at a time from the toe up using the Magic Loop or two circ method. Start knitting your own sock history today!

4 thoughts on “Sock Opus

  1. I used remnants from all of the socks I have knit. It was like knitting my own sock history! It would certainly be possible to knit the tights with only one yarn if you preferred.

  2. Thank you so much! It was deliciously fun to knit. The pattern can be found in the sock section of my pattern store on my website. It is also available through Ravelry. I saw yesterday that it was one of the top patterns trending on Ravelry so it should be easy to find.

  3. That is an amazing creation, so much work but it looks stunning.
    I clicked on the link for the pattern but could not find it.

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