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  • Basic Sock Pattern using Magic Loop

    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?

    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...
  • Why Would I Knit Socks?

    Why Would I Knit Socks?

    A pair of hand knitted socks is a real luxury and make great gifts (even if it’s a gift to yourself!). They make a great ‘on the go’ project that we can work on during the commute, in a lunch break or ,covid permitting, while having a catch-up with friends. Socks are also the perfect knitting project to test new techniques such as cables and lace.
  • Welcome to the new Morris & Sons Blog

    Welcome to the new Morris & Sons Blog

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    A new website needs a new and improved blog!
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