Woven Ridge Socks - Ridgeline
New Pathways for Sock Knitters, which I published in 2007, is by far my most ambitious and comprehensive sock book. It contains 8 unique architectures, each one introduced with a quick little baby or toddler sock, followed by a collection of adult designs, and a Master pattern so that you can literally knit an infinite number of variations on each architecture.
Hundreds of designers have used these architectures as a leaping-off point for their own innovations, with the Riverbed, Upstream, and Cedar architectures appearing most often. This was my hope—that the new fields I plowed would become gardens in the minds and hands of others, including you!
This digital version of the book insures that it can remain a resource for knitters and designers forever.
This sock, with its simple linen stitch texture atop the foot and up the leg, is an example of Ridgeline architecture, with the increases organized along a “runway” atop the foot, from about mid foot to the bend between foot and ankle. It is a very pleasant architecture since sit is so easy to keep track of.