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Sock Talk - Casting on your socks

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Sock Talk - Casting on your socks

Socks begin with casting on whether you are knitting them toe up or cuff down. My preferred method is definitely toe up (two at a time!!) but with some many great pattern options, I may need to start doing some cuff down instead. Whichever method you choose, here are some great videos to help you with getting your socks on your needles.   Toe Up If you start your socks at the toe, you need to use a cast on that will look seamless on the end of the toe. My favourite is Judy's Magic Cast On.   Another one...

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Sock Talk introduction

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Sock Talk introduction

We're getting excited for June 1st when we kick off Sock-a-palooza. It will definitely be a sock-focused month as we try to knit and crochet as many socks as we can. I'll be sharing tips and tricks here on our Sweet Yarns' blog throughout the month. Make sure to read them all. You'll recognize them with our new Sock Talk image. One of the first things you'll need to get started on socks is definitely patterns. Ravelry has over 40,000 sock patterns listed on their website. That's a lot of socks! That's a lot of options too. I saved the...

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Sock-a-palooza this June

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Sock-a-palooza this June

We are bringing back our Sock-a-palooza competition for the month of June. It's just some fun to see how many socks we can make in 30 days. And there will be prizes.Make sure to join in our Virtual Craft Breaks and Virtual Knit Nights on Facebook. I'll be sharing tips on sock knitting and answering your questions throughout June. And the prizes will be announced on our July 1st Virtual Knit Night. Have you joined in the fun before? Below are all the details. Whether you've knit 100 socks or starting your first pair, there is a place for you....

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