no nonsense camp socks (for him)

woolly. neutral. comfy. warm. done.

camp socks

well, only the blocking remains.

i used one partial skein of each colour. the brown was leftover from these socks, and the grey was a gift to me from jess. the sock recipe came from melissa morgan-oakes. remember when she visited the blog here during her book tour? you can read that here (in a new window), it was a lot of fun.

camp socks detail

i like how it all came together, and i learned to knit stripes without the “step” that happens. here is a video that explains this technique, at around the one to five minute mark:

now i’ve got a couple more little-er socks to make, for two boys who put in their requests while i was knitting this pair. does that ever happen to you? no chance of my to-knit list ever being completed. i think that’s a good thing.

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6 Responses to no nonsense camp socks (for him)

  1. Abby says:

    These are so well done! When are you opening your shop :)

  2. Jess says:

    awww, I am so glad you could use it!! Yay, that makes me happy!

  3. Estivalia says:

    That is so cool! I wish I could knit :)

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