What can I knit with one skein of sock yarn?
Sheep Among Wolves has collected a great bunch of patterns for all sorts of things you can make with a single skein of yarn, none of which are socks. There are scarves, shawls, cowls, boot toppers, baby clothes and more, all of which you can make with just a bit of yarn.
Can you use sock yarn for hats?
Sock Yarn One-Skein Wonders: 101 Patterns That Go Way Beyond Socks! Sock yarn isn’t just for socks anymore! Veteran knitter Judith Durant presents 101 original projects that can be created from just a single skein of sock yarn, including adorable baby clothes, warm hats, beautiful scarves, and even a dog sweater.
How many skeins do you need for socks?
For knitting, the general rule of thumb for socks is that a typical 100g skein of fingering yarn will get you a pair of average women’s socks for an average foot. Very tight gauge, complicated cables, men’s, large woman’s size, or knee-highs? Buy 2 skeins.
What is a sock blank?
What are Sock Blanks? Sock blanks are made from fingering weight yarns which have been knit up into fabric prior to dyeing. They kind of resemble short scarves! This creates a canvas on which we paint our own artistic colourways onto the fabric, and since each blank is individually hand-dyed, no two are exactly alike.