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Episode 363 - A Sock Knitting Round Table

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We’re talking about all things socks this week! To kick off the Sock Yarn Sale happening now, Knit Picks staff members Alena and Jen join hosts Lee and Stacey for a sock knitting round table discussion. Producer Andi plays the moderator and asks the hard-hitting questions, like toe up or cuff down and how to care for socks. Everyone also shares their favorite sock yarn, on sale now, and their favorite pattern(s) from our latest sock collection, Pop Socks.    00:04 Welcome to the Knit Picks Podcast! 00:50 Lee and Stacey chat about current WIPs and future knits. 05:40 The Sock Yarn Sale is happening now! 09:15 An exclusive promo code for listeners 09:50 Producer Andi kicks off our Sock Knitting Round Table with Lee, Stacey, Jen, and Alena 14:10 The obvious first topic is heel types, and the conversation turns to two-at-a-time. 20:07 Toe up vs. cuff down brings out some strong feelings 27:10 Controversial sock habits and sock care 34:25 Recommendations for aspiring sock knitters 40:12 Everyone shares their favorite sock yarns 43:05 Our sock knitters try to choose a favorite from Pop Socks 46:20 Final words on sock knitting 49:28 Credits   Free patterns sorted by newest

Twill yarn

Ventisca Slipover pattern

Lee's book Color Squared

Crossed-stitched pixel image

Sock yarns

Felici yarns

Electric Slide socks book

Two at Once, Toe Up, Magic Loop Socks pattern

Judy's Magic Cast On

Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off

Tubular Bind Off

Grafting (aka Kitchener Stitch)

Wrap & Turn short rows

Winter Weekend Socks pattern

Accogliente Socks pattern

Learn to Knit Socks book

Learn to Knit Socks ebook

Worsted Socks pattern

Hawthorne yarns

Static yarn

Stroll yarns

Pop Socks book

Pop Socks ebook

Socks for Everybody! eBook

Eutaw Street pattern (baseball socks by Kristen Jancuk)

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