Friday, May 2, 2014

New Pattern + FO Friday: Pedi Purl Socks!

I'm heading down to the TNNA Trade Show in Indianapolis today, so I have pre-scheduled this post to unveil my newest design: the Pedi Purls socks!

My feet often  get cold while waiting for my nail polish to dry; a bright pair of toeless socks are a fun solution to the problem!

I designed these socks in Baah Sonoma especially for the trade show; they will be on display in the Lavishea booth because they were inspired by a new Lavishea product making its TNNA debut, I'll try to get a shot from the booth to share for you next week.

The concept behind these socks is something I'll be exploring more this summer (hint, hint): quick-to-knit sock projects which have interesting stitch patterns that are easy to memorize, allowing you to work on them while on-the-go. 

The pattern is written to fit the average woman's foot and can be easily customized for size if you are familiar with sock-knitting. There are also instructions for adding a toe to your socks, but please note that to do so will require an additional skein of yarn! 
Pedi Purls by Stefanie Goodwin-Ritter

Skill Level
Women’s M/L
Cuff circumference approx. 8”
1-2 skeins Baah Sonoma in California Poppy (100% Superwash Merino, 233 yards (100 grams) - see notes below
US #3 Double-Pointed Needles
Stitch marker
Darning Needle
22 sts = 4” in stockinette stitch
Other Notes
If you choose to make socks with toes, you will need an additional skein of yarn. Pattern includes instructions for toe shaping.
Sock sizing can easily be adjusted by adding or subtracting 10 sts from the pattern repeat.
Nail polish pictured is Lizanne from Julep Nail Color.

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