It had been ages since I’d made a pair of socks so during my July holidays I started these gorgeous socks from a free pattern I found on Ravelry. They’re called Simple Skyp Socks and they sure are simple.
I love the easy to memorise two row repeat which certainly helped me to get into the rhythm of the pattern.
And for once I selected a solid colour that would really show off the very smart stitch definition.
In total I used 66g of yarn and also used 2.5mm dpns.
Over 3,400 pairs of this particular sock pattern have been used and recorded on Ravelry!!
This is definitely a ‘come back to’ pattern. It’s a step up from a plain vanilla pattern and yet easy enough to knit when you’re chatting with friends as the pattern is not overly intricate but certainly looks effective.
Now for a little bit of exciting news. I responded to a request on a recent Ravelry forum to test some sock yarn for an Aussie online yarn dyer and I opted to knit a pair of socks so I am using the same pattern to trial the sock yarn. I’ll be posting updates on my Ravelry page as I go so you can drop in at any time to have a look!
The sock yarn arrived today in the mail and I’ve already taken some photos. Here it is…
Aside from my favourite autumn colours, I do love all the different shades of blue. This particular colourway is called ‘Ink’ and I must say I love it!
One last look at my Simple Skyp Socks and then I’m off to wind this skein into a ball so I can get started!
And I’m off to Knit and Knatter tomorrow. We’ll be at the Redland Performing Arts Centre in conjunction with a Suitcase Rummage that is being held there at 11am. Should be an exciting day! Every weekend is now filled with lots of fibre happenings 🙂
Until next time…