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A Fancy Sock That's Easy to Knit

By June 28, 2013

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One of the really cool things about knitting socks is that you can make things that are a heck of a lot fancier and prettier (not to mention more comfortable) than the socks you can buy in a store. And it's really fun to pull out the fancy every now and then.

rib fantastic socksThis sock is a lot of fun to knit and super comfortable, too. Sarah E. White.

A sock I really love, both to knit and to wear, is the Rib Fantastic Sock. This is actually a pretty easy stitch pattern, with alternating sections of yarn overs and decreases done in different ways. Worked flat, it makes for a undulating fabric that would be awesome for a wrap (I need to remember that...) but in the round it makes a fun zigzag pattern down the leg.

What's your favorite fancy stitch pattern for socks? I need to move beyond all those plain and practical Stockinette socks I've been making!

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