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Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knit in a chevron and eyelet pattern interrupted by purl stitches, the ups and downs of the chevron itself as well as the depth and relief of the knit and purl stitches evoke all manner of topographical features: hills, valleys, chasms, rivers, bays, cascades, inlets, hollows, flats.
These cosy slipper-socks were inspired by a friend’s trip to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis. Drawing on traditional aran knitting, the simple mirrored cable motif represents fishermen’s ropes. The idea being that the means to pick yourself up, haul yourself in, and keep on going are right at your feet.
Just because there’s no such thing as the “ucipital mapilary” doesn’t mean you shouldn’t keep it warm. Screenwriter Samson Raphaelson coined the fictional phrase for the 1941 Hitichcock thriller Suspicion. The actual anatomical term is “suprasternal notch” (fossa jugularis sternalis): the visible dip where the clavicles join the sternum. Often r...