baby socks

A colleague is having a baby in July. In June it occurred to me that July is in the none-to-distant future, and I’d better get a-knittin’.

These socks go along with the little sweater they are posing on. They were a super-fast, really fun knit, being so small. I was just through the toe increases when I left work to see Stephanie Pearl-McPhee at Powells, I turned the heels while she spoke, and I finished the knitting just as I reached the head of the very long book-signing line.

The Particulars:

  • Yarn: Cascade Fixation — 98.3% cotton / 1.7% elasticl, 100g / 50 yds per ball — in an unknown colorway (might be 2706) — a tiny amount left over from a different project.
  • Needles: Knit Picks Classics, US#2 (3mm).
  • Pattern: my own standard toe-up sock pattern, just knit really, really small. Magic cast-on. Flap-and-gusset heel. Tubular bind-off.

Print This Page Print This Page


  • Translate
  • Thought of the Minute
  • Word Of The Day
  • Current Weather


  • March 2019
    • March 2019
      S M T W T F S
      « Feb    
       12
      3456789
      10111213141516
      17181920212223
      24252627282930
      31  
  • Book! Beyond Toes
  • Let's Talk
    • email me at

    • Or find me here:

  • Say What?
    • sara: great technique for toe-up socks! I’m new to...
    • Kathy Reitz: Just starting the SNake River Socks Having...
    • YBarbara Susanna Nelson: Do you allow printing your cast...
    • Roberta: Thank you so much, this looks so much more...
    • Linda: Thank you so much, Judy!
Wayback Machine
  • Present Future
    • Fri, Mar 29 - Friday! (6 days)
    • Mon, Apr 1 - April Fool's Day (9 days)
    • Sun, Apr 7 - Bro's Birthday (15 days)
    • Sun, Apr 21 - Easter Sunday (29 days)
    • Mon, Apr 22 - Earth Day (30 days)
    • Thu, May 2 - Persistent Illusion Blogiversary (40 days)
Stuff I Gotta Do

Follow The Leader shawl

30%

entrelac wrap

0%

Arabesque shawl

100%

Jubjub Bird Socks

15%

I Mog Di

15%

Peacock Feather Shawl

0%

Honeybee Stole

5%

Irtfa'a Faroese Shawl

0%

Lenore

20%

Fatigues henley sweater

10%

Jade Sapphire Scarf

15%

#1 Son's Blanket

2%

Cotton Bag

1%