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redheadrachel 08-03-2007 10:56 PM

Fair Isle socks?
 
Hey everyone! I want to try my hand at some gorgeous fair isle socks and am having trouble finding a pattern. I just need them to be pretty, and probably no more than three or so colors. I do like the really traditional fair isle patterns, though I might probably do it in really bright colors (my LYS just recently got Cascade Fixation and has a 25% off everything sale tomorrow) but I also like less traditional looking fair isle. Pretty much up for anything, as long as it's awesome color work on socks! I may end up just doing some fair isle charts on a basic sock pattern, but I'm interested in a real FI sock pattern if I can find it. Any ideas?

redheadrachel 08-04-2007 12:06 AM

As it's Cascade Fixation, do you think that I could use this basic pattern: DK socks and just pick a Fair Isle chart to knit around the leg of the sock?

Jan in CA 08-04-2007 12:08 AM

Not sure exactly what you're looking for, but here's a start. I actually found a lot of others, but they weren't free patterns. :shrug:
http://www.knittingdaily.com/freepat...ttern40-1.html
http://www.knittingdaily.com/freepat...wear/54-1.html
http://knitty.com/ISSUEsummer06/PATTdancinglady.html
http://www.soxie.com/valentine.html
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgu...%3Den%26sa%3DN


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