Time to resume our normal crafty schedule, after all this traveling halfway around the world!
Back in June, literally days before we were hopping on a plane to France, I spotted in the shops the new (at the time) issue of The Knitter, which was issue 46.
Now can you spot the sock pattern on the front page? It’s mine!!
Amherst sock pattern was created with both men and women in mind, using only knits and purls for the main pattern, and ribbing on the side of the sock.
The yarn used was Spud and Chloe Fine, which is a lovely 80/20 blend of wool and silk.
There’s nothing particularly tricky about these socks, which is great when you need something just a tiny bit more engaged than plain vanilla socks.
The sock uses a heel flap and gusset construction, which makes it easier to adapt for higher insteps. And the heel flap is worked in eye of partridge stitch, which makes for robust and longer lasting heels.
I have added the pattern to the Ravelry database and you can now find it here: Amherst socks.
I must be good at naming patterns, because it’s the second time that The Knitter is keeping my working title, ha!