Friday, October 18, 2013

FO Friday: New Sock Design!

I'm so excited to announce that I have a new sock pattern! The Windmill of the Autumn Sky Socks are a celebration of my favorite time of year, and I chose a nice, autumnal color from Fleece Artist (the sample is knitted in the "Rust" colorway of Nova Sock).
They feature a simple lace pattern that will keep you interested as you knit, but won't stress you out by being overly complicated. I'm all about lovely, soothing knits for fall. 
The stitch pattern also lets the subtle variations of hand-dyed yarns take center stage. Plus, they make a great gift if you're starting to panic about your holiday gift-making! 
The name of this pattern is kind of a mouthful, but I became obsessed with a song by Asteroid #4 and couldn't get the song title out of my mind whenever I thought about these socks! Somehow - long though it is - it just suited them perfectly, and the name stuck. Plus, the lace pattern kind of looks like windmills!
Unfortunately, this yarn has been discontinued, but you can substitute your favorite hand-dyed sock yarn to knit your socks (or see who's willing to share their Nova Sock yarn stash on Ravelry, perhaps!).

Skill Level
Intermediate
Sizing
Women’s S/M (M/L)
Cuff circumference approx. 7” (8”)
Materials
1 (1) skein Fleece Artist Nova Sock - 100% Merino, 355 yards (115 grams). Shown in Rust colorway.
US #1 Double-Pointed Needles
Stitch marker
Darning Needle
Gauge
30 sts = 4” in stockinette stitch
Pattern includes both written and charted instructions.


Thanks for stopping by this week - for more FO Friday inspiration, visit the Tami's Amis blog.


Have a crafty weekend! 

2 comments:

  1. They're lovely ... the color is just like an autumn forest!

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  2. So pretty, especially in that colorway. Love the lace detail. Great project name, too.

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