Up until now, I've always avoided the temptation to try to knit socks. Such small needles, and all those double pointed needles! But, my knitting friends reassure me, "you can learn to knit on 2 circulars", "you can learn the magic loop", "it's small and you can take it with you everywhere you go", "they make great gifts".
So, now I've decided to give knitting socks a try. I am intrigued by the sock yarns such as
KNIT PICKS DANCING
I, naturally, turned to the internet for online groups and sock knitting classes to guide the way.
I have joined the
FIRST TIME SOCKNITTERS KAL with links to
I'm sure there will be TONS of free patterns and help at:
I have requested the book, "KNIT SOCKS", pictured above, from my local library.
JAYWALKER SOCKS by MAG KNITS Sept. 2005
I also have the LUCIOUS yarn and SOCKS THAT ROCK pattern that I purchased at
BLUE MOON FIBER ARTS
The book by QUEEN KAHUNA CREATIONS even has a CRAZY TOES & HEELS YAHOO GROUP for sock knitters following her technique.
I found some sock knitting tips to help overcome "sock anxiety"at SOCK TIPS
KNITTING AT KNOON