Category Archives: Socks

NEW! Fingering-Weight Toe-Up Socks With A Faux Heel Flap

Ahhh, the joy of a sock that fits just right. The flow of a toe-up sock pattern. The tiny, crisp stitches of fingering-weight yarn. The fun of a textured heel. The clarity of watching videos for every step. The excitement … Continue reading

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Everything You Need To Know About The Fleegle Heel

In December of 2006, a blogger known as Fleegle changed the knitting world when she published a toe-up sock formula on her blog. The special thing about it was the heel. It was totally new. It was for toe-up socks. … Continue reading

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Heel Flaps Are BACK – The New “Faux-Heel-Flap” Toe-Up Sock

Wait – heel flaps are BACK? I thought we got rid of heel flaps when the world discovered the no-holes Fleegle heel! Nope – turns out we just took a breather while a newer, better heel flap was in the … Continue reading

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How to Block Socks and Why

If you are gifting hand-knitted socks for the holidays, there’s one way to make them look their best- You’ve got to block them. If you don’t believe me, look at the photo: the top sock was blocked and the bottom one … Continue reading

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Slip-Stitch Heel Pattern And Video

Add some texture to your heel flap with an easy slip-stitch heel. Adding a textured heel flap is an easy way to make the socks more interesting AND to make the heel more durable at the same time. The slip-stitch … Continue reading

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