Pattern Spotlight: Traveling Vines Socks

Traveling Vines SocksKnit sock patterns come in all shapes and sizes. The Traveling Vines Socks featured in the October 2015 issue of I Like Knitting are not only a bold fall statement, they are fun to knit, and from looking at the vines that snake up the top of the foot onto the cuff, you can see why. While the pattern that zig-zags along the sock may look complicated, it’s a simple series of slipped stitches that are done with either knit or purls that create the great design. Pattern designer Renee West has created a wonderful knit sock pattern that features 3 different sizes, so you’ll be able to knit up a pair to fit practically any size foot.

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Knit from the cuff down in a bold purple, these socks make a perfect addition to your fall wardrobe and add a surprising pop of color when you least expect it. The deep solid color allows the delicate nature of the slipped stitch design to really stand out, so keep that in mind when you choose the colors. Using a variegated color might make your stitch design fade to the background rather than becoming the spotlight of the knit sock pattern. To really help the sock fit properly, the heel flap is knit with gussets to perfect the shape and keep the sock snug. Once you are past the heel, the vine continues to snake down the top of the foot to the toe. You’ll really love how these socks fit and will fall in love with the bold color!

 

Toasty Tootsies: Knit Sock Patterns for All

Once you are done with these knit socks and slip them on your feet, you’re going to want to immediately cast on another pair of knit socks. Here’s a selection of our most popular knit sock patterns featured in I Like Knitting. All of these socks feature a bold color choice combined with a fun stitch pattern to keep the knitting fun. Which pair will you cast on next?

 

Woodland SocksWoodland Socks

These sturdy socks will be great inside your favorite pair of fall hiking boots. The textured rib and bold green color will make them perfect for wearing while on a long fall walk.

 

Vivid Tulip SocksVivid Tulip Socks

Ready for a challenge? Knit from the toe-up, these bright orange socks are a blast to knit and everyone is sure to notice them.

 

Negative Space SocksNegative Space Socks

A quick-to-knit pair of socks that are perfect for slipping on whenever your toes get a little chilly in the cooler months ahead.

 

Sand in the Hourglass SockSand in the Hourglass Socks

While they are a toe-up knit, these socks are simple to work up. The ribbed design waves up and down the length of the sock, reminiscent of the waves on the beach.

 

Ruby Autumn Fields SocksRuby Autumn Fields Socks

The stitch pattern on these socks is sure to keep you on your toes as you knit them, but once they’re on, you’ll love the cozy warmth of these bright red beauties.

 

1GrapeParfaitSocksGrape Parfait Socks

The cables that run up and down these richly colored socks are a challenge, but they’re oh-so-worth it. Besides, a little challenge now and then keeps the knitter’s mind fresh, right?

 

 

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