I’ve knit quite a few pairs of socks, but only one was toe-up. I’m thinking that I’ll try toe-up again with this pair…
I had that same question about needle size. I don’t do a gauge swatch for socks, so would like to know if the pattern really means US 2 (2.75 mm) or 2.5 mm which in my DPN set is US1. Thanks!
I’m joining for my first pair of socks and a trip to see my parents lined up perfectly for it! Is it better to start with a cuff down sock first?
I’m with you. The only pair over made that sorta kinda fits were 2 at a time your up. Two sets of circular needles, NOT magic loop.
Thanks for the pictures and instructions for two at a time. I used a Turkish cast on the last time I did the toe up two at a time…
When I make socks for my husband (size 11 wide), I knit cuff down and cast on 72 stitches. I looked on Ravelry and it appears that most of his socks have been knit on Size 2 needles. I knit two two-at-a-time on two circulars, which is easier for me than juggling DPNs.
Received my Wanderlust book along with 2 skeins of beautiful yarn: Barnyard Knits ‘Monarch Meadow’ and Neighborhood Fiber Co ‘Nekst’. Can’t wait for Monday!
Thank you. My only attempts were one at a time on 2 circulars. That worked fine.
I just got my yarn in the mail! Neighborhood Fiber Co. in Banksy! This will be my first pair of knitted socks. I crocheted a pair many years ago. Now to read through the field guide and choose a pattern.
I just received my field guide, and this is hands down the best one so far! I love all the possible combinations in one handy little book that will easily fit in my knitting bag. It already feels like my best knitting purchase ever, and I haven’t even started using it yet! I’m really torn about the KAL, though. I just cast on a pair of socks before this came out, and I hate to ditch them for something more exciting. But I really want to try out some of these stitch patterns…tough decision.
My field guide got here yesterday
…decided on toe up, which is not my go to method. Doing the right diagonal rib pattern
Update pics later. This is fun!
I ordered my Field Guide and yarn this afternoon. Looking forward to getting both!
I can’t wait to get started! Hopefully, everything arrives tomorrow.
Oh man. This is hard! I feel like I’m wrestling an octopus with these DPNs.
I have not knit a lot of socks but for those I have, and mitts and sleeves, I find two circular needles far easier to manage.
I’m off to look that up right now!
This is my first adventure with socks! My yarn and field guide just arrived… and so did my first question. I ordered 1 skein per PAIR of socks. Will each skein knit 2 socks? !!
Typically, yes, but not always. Which yarn?
I’m so excited for this KAL!! I’m out of town right now but expect my field guide to be there upon my return later today. I can’t wait!!