SLM Designs

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Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
October Surprise was tested as a mystery sock in the Designers’ Sock Drawer Group. The pattern is divided into 3 clues. Estonian lacework, traveling stitches, knit-purl designs, and ribbing are used during development of this sock. It is a sock best suited for a skilled sock knitter or one looking for a challenge.
Knitting: Socks - Other
You know, “April showers bring May flowers”. A particularly appreciated event after this dreary, cold spring.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This sock features a field of stars (star stitch) and columns of angels (Lovely Stitches V2: 35 Lace Cables by Annie Maloney) using the Flying Buttress Heel architecture developed by Gabriela Langer of Alpine Adventures. I’m naming this sock Gabriel after the messenger angel of many religions. Pattern includes 2 options for toe style and heel p...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Dancing Skeleton is constructed toe-up with a short-row heel. The instep is worked in a true lace pattern called Bat Wings. Sock can be knitted without the mosaic inserts. Options include 2 toe styles and 2 bind-off methods.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern is a collection of sock parts to knit an individual Day of the Dead Sock through a process similar to the Exquisite Corpse game.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
This little spring blooming flower has so many interesting names: Lieutenant’s Heart, Captain’s Heart, Catching-a-Red-Snapper, Lady-in-the-Bath, and Bleeding Heart. Who knew? This was a bonus pattern for the May sock test knit in the Designers’ Sock Drawer group. It is worked toe-up, has a lace and cable pattern on the instep, and has a band he...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Predictably in May, the Lilies-of-the-Valley bloom in my flower garden. It is the designated flower for those born in the month of may, of which I am one. So, for May, I have worked up a sock pattern featuring lacework that resembles the Lily-of-the-Valley.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This sock may be just right for knitting during busy times or while traveling. The pattern works up fast, is easily memorized, and if you can read your knitting, can be worked intermittently without needing chart.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Bees and other insects play a significant role in pollinating flowers and food crops. Pollinator populations have faced environmental challenges such as habitat loss, diseases, pesticides, and climate change. Recent declines in the populations of bees have increased awareness of the importance of pollination to the welfare of animals and humans...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This was a Mystery sock KAL in S L Myers’s Design group distributed in 4 parts during August of 2015. It has been complied from the originals. It’s 29 pages long, because it was not reformatted for a single pattern. Stitch patterns are charted.
Knitting: Ankle Sock, Mid-calf Socks
Clover, genus Trifolium, is a member of the pea family and is also known as the Shamrock, the traditional Irish Symbol. It grows almost everywhere but temperate areas of the northern hemisphere show the most variety. Clover makes a tasty, nutritious fodder, fixes nitrogen in soil, and is loved by pollinators. It generally has 3 leaves, but occa...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
If it’s going to be one of those days, this may be the sock to wear. At the Circus is worked in a Russian lace pattern which can be worked in multiple colors, great for using up leftover yarn. Sock is constructed toe up and has short- row heel with mini- gusset.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Prairie-Fire also called Indian Paintbrush is the state flower of Wyoming in USA. It’s native to the western Americas from Alaska to the Andes. Some species of this flower can be found in northern Asia and northwest Russia.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern is from an April KAL in S L Myers’ Design group.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
This sock pattern will be available for free in July exclusively for members of the Barking Dog Yarns forum KAL.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Euphorbia milii (crown of thorns) is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family Euphorbiaciae, native to Madagascar. The species name commemorates Baron Milius, once Governor of Réunion, who introduced the species to France in 1821.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
“Solar Panels” is constructed toe up and has a full gusset and faux heel flap. Bottom of heel is reinforced. Heel flap is knit in a 3/2 ribbing. Cable and lacework panel is placed asymmetrically on instep, front, and back of leg and paired with 3/2 ribbing. Charts are provided for right and left mirror images. Options include tapered or rounded...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
“Polka Dot” sock is constructed toe up, has a full gusset and faux heel flap. The pattern makes a stretchy sock thin enough for a good fit into shoes.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
The “Sea scallops” lace pattern works best with a thin, springy, fingering weight yarn in solid or tonal color. Sock is constructed toe up and has a short row heel with mini gusset and mini heel flap. The mini flap is reinforced with Fabric Stitch. Options include tapered or rounded toe, generic or calculated foot length, and Russian or picot b...
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Sock is knit toe up with faux flap heel. Toe and heel bottom are reinforced in Fabric Stitch. “Beaded” ribbing runs up inner and outer sides of sock and heel flap. “Columns of Leaves” pattern is on instep and both front and back of leg. The pattern shows best with solid or monochromatic tonal yarn.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
You can stop petting that variegated yarn and knit a sock. :) The “Claw Cable” makes variegated or striped yarns share the stage. Sock is constructed toe-up with cables spanning instep and leg. It has a short row heel with mini gusset and mini heel flap. Pattern options include tapered or rounded toe, generic or calculated foot length, and Russ...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The “Chinese Lace” pattern reminds
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The feminine lacework pattern on the instep and
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The first time I saw this curly cable pattern, I thought, confetti, streamers, a celebration is afoot.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Fish Fossils Toe-up Sock has lacework on instep and around leg, a faux heel flap worked in either honeycomb pattern done with or without cable needle or knit-slip
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The Cactus Flower Toe Up Sock has a fun slip stitch pattern resembling flowers placed on instep and around the leg. A zig-zag slip stitch cable runs up the sides of the instep and leg. Toe, heel, and heel flap are knit in Eye of Partridge pattern. Directions include options for tapered or rounded toe, generic or calculated foot length, and stre...
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Art Deco “…an assertively modern style that ran to symmetry rather than asymmetry, and to the rectilinear rather than the curvilinear…” Wikipedia
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
“If light is your heart