Sunday, July 18, 2010

Yoga Socks

My friend Tara is a yoga teacher and a few months ago she asked me to make her a pair of yoga socks.    We found a pattern at Plymouth Yarn called Twisted Rib Yoga Socks.  The yarn was lovely, a soft organic cotton.   Instead of ankle length, Tara wanted knee highs.  Unfortunately, the yarn did not have enough bounce back to really make them work as knee highs and of course, this wasn't discovered until after I made the socks!  So I'm hoping Tara is still able to use them and in the meantime, I took some stash yarn and made her up a pair of anklet socks.

Tara, modeling her socks

The socks were a big hit in her studio and one of her clients requested a pair of the same socks.  So this time,  I visited my local yarn store, Knit and Stitch = Bliss and with the help of the staff, picked a substitute yarn (Berroco, Merino DK).  This time, the socks came out perfectly and should stay on tightly.

Me, modeling the 2nd pair

Now that the socks are done, I've started on knitting a winter hat for myself.


  1. very very cool! Learning to make socks is on my list - maybe this winter after I get through my backlog of projects.


  2. Beautiful! I haven't had a chance to use the pattern yet, and your photos have inspired me!