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  • Socktober 2021

    Socktober 2021

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    Throughout October, post your sock creations on Instagram to be entered into a prize draw! Socks are a great project for TV and on the go knitting. With vibrant yarn and simple patterns the possibilities are endless. You can shop sock yarn here or visit our blog here for loads of helpful articles along with patterns for socks. Tag @morrisandsons on your image and use the hashtag #MorrisSocktober...
  • Basic Sock Pattern Using DPN's

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    This sock pattern provides simplified instructions regarding cast-on and a basic boomerang heel and is perfect for your first sock! This pattern uses DPN's to knit in the round, if you prefer to magic loop check out our magic loop sock pattern here. Using larger needles to start with allows for a looser, even, and more comfortable cast-on.To knit either of Regia’s fun coloured...
  • Basic Sock Pattern using Magic Loop

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    This sock pattern provides simplified instructions regarding cast-on and a basic boomerang heel and is perfect for your first sock! This pattern uses magic loop  to knit in the round, if you prefer to use DPN's check out our DPN sock pattern here. Using larger needles to start with allows for a looser, even, and more comfortable cast-on.To knit either of Regia’s fun coloured Pairfect or Designline socks please...
  • What needles do I need to knit socks?

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    In the world of sock knitting there are many different needle options to choose from. We like to recommend an array of sizes as well as types of needles depending on the knitter’s project and personal knitting style.  Generally we recommend metal needles for socks; KnitPro Nova or KnitPro Zing are both great options. Although you can get the wooden KnitPro Symfonie needles in...
  • What is Sock Yarn?

    What is Sock Yarn?

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    Socks can be knit out of almost any yarn from super fine 2ply lace socks through to 10ply cosy bed socks, I’ve even seen 20ply slipper socks. There is however yarn that is specifically designed for socks. This yarn is generally a blend of wool and a man-made fibre such as polyamide or nylon which assists in the wear of the sock especially in the...
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