This Handmade Life

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Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting socks is a little like making magic with knitting needles. The cable stitch in this pattern is fun and easy, once you get the hang of it! So grab your sparkly, halloween inspired sock yarns and make some hocus pocus!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Cozy socks to keep you company through the autumn days ahead. There’s nothing like a good book, a large cuppa tea or a pumpkin spice latte and warm socks to curl up in on those cold blistery days.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These socks are inspired by some of the books I’ve been reading lately. I’ve been reading folk & fairytales and these socks are named after the magical water spirits known as Kelpies from Scottish folklore. If you’re lucky, you might find one coming out of the foggy mist in a highland loch.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Will O’ The Wisp socks are a cozy and comfy sock pattern to knit. A very easy lace that is both wispy and relaxing. Before you know it your socks will be done. Its easy to memorize which is always nice. There is a lovely short rounded toe perfect for those who do not like the kitchener.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Is there anything more magical than a walk in the woods during winter right before the first snowfall. Like the leaves falling from the trees as winter sets in and autumn says its last goodbye. The leaf pattern reminds me of just those leaves, once they have fallen and the woods are quiet and only the crunch of those leaves are under foot.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
That first wintry morning when all is white and frozen. The trees and all the plants are covered in hoar-frost.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Wood Nymphs are magical beings that live in the forests and woodlands. This sock pattern incorporates a lovely leaf lace stitch inspired by such creatures.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Inspired by the fields and pastures blanketed with soft and light pink evening primroses.. Here in Texas they pop up with the bluebonnets among other wildflowers in the spring. It is said that if you hang a bunch of primroses above your door it is an invitation for the fairies and their blessings. Well these might not be the exact same primrose...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The third in my collection of socks inspired by my favorite spinster sleuth, Miss Marple. She makes her first appearance in “A Murder at the Vicarage”. She knits and gardens and nothing escapes her notice.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Bluebird Cafe Socks are a sweet and simple eyelet lace design. Perfect for a cuppa at the cafe. Inspired by the cafe where Miss Marple sits down for a coffee and gossip in the book, A Murder is Announced.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is the 4th sock in my Miss Marple inspired collection. Once again I have used Quince & Co yarn, Finch in the colorway Caspian.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A lovely little simple eyelet lace pattern. Quick to knit and easy to memorize. The pattern is inspired by my love of reading Miss Marple mysteries by Agatha Christie. The town, St. Mary Mead is the name of the lovely english village where Miss Marple resides.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is my 5th sock pattern inspired by favorite book character, Miss Marple.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A not quite vanilla sock knit cuff down with a very easy eyelet pattern, a honeycomb slip stitched heel flap and comfy rounded star toe, just enough little details to spruce up a vanilla sock pattern perfect for the prettiest spring colored yarn in your stash.