Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Knifty Knitter Socks

Download my free Knifty Knitter Slipper Sock Pattern via Ravelry.com.

If you're having problems, Pam was kind enough to make a great tutorial.

Knifty Knitter Slipper SocksEven though I can knit comfortably with needles, I still like to make projects looms. They are super-fast, sort of like a manual knitting machine. Knitting on looms preceeded needle knitting, and the result is essentially the same. Think of a knitting loom, or knitting frame, as a needle cut into pieces.


In a couple of hours, I whipped up these slipper socks. I designed the pattern myself, roughly adapting from traditional needle patterns. The result is more of a slipper than a sock, because with these looms, you must use bulky yarns. However, there are other looms out there that are capable of knitting sock weight yarns.

33 comments:

  1. where is the pattern?

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    1. its right at the top..if you mouse over where it says http://www.ravelry.com/dls/yarngear-by-mei-lynne-travis/61689?filename=KniftyKnitterSlipperSocks.pdf it will take you to the pattern...all free too.....

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    2. hello I found your blog by chance I also work with the knifty knitter and other frames.
      Very nice your blog, come and see my work if you like http://lecosedimysa.blogspot.com

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  2. Due to budget constraints, I took down my website. I will post patterns someone else eventually, withing a few months. I am a very busy person, and this is a just a hobby, something I do on the side, and paying for it out of my own pocket.

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  3. I think I saw Google Docs had PDF and its free.

    https://docs.google.com

    Love the sock pattern. Thank you for sharing it. I am new at loom knitting and intimidated but trying.

    Thank you,
    Cheryl

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  4. Thank you for sharing your creativity. I love the pattern! [Thanks also for republishing a source!]

    -Janet

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  5. thank you for sharing your pattern! your slippers look great!

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  6. thank you so much for sharing this pattern. I have tried so many times to knit on 4 needles, circular needles for socks, I am now waiting on the arrival of addi express 22 peg automatic machine, your pattern now has given me a portable project, thank you

    Val ( from Australia)

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  7. Hey. You explained socks!!! Thanks so much. They are no longer intimidating. If you post more loom patterns I am willing to pay if it will help you out

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  8. How do I find the pattern Mary

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  9. The link to the pattern is at the very top of this page, where it says:

    Download my free Knifty Knitter Slipper Sock Pattern via Ravelry.com

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  10. I am a beginner and can't wait to try these socks!! Do you have any other patterns for different items? I love the way you explain the process.

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  11. love this pattern, it was so easy for a very new beginner to work.. Thank You so much

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  12. thank you for this pattern. My mom use to make tube socks for us all the time when I was little,now my step mom is trying to replace her with fancier socks with heels in.Not quite the same as mom's. I would love to show her this pattern and how easy it can be because she made a big deal out of the pair she made me for christmas. I wore them about 1/2 the day and the toes are starting to come out, there not very warm so I put them up. These look like they can be worn till they wear out. thank you!

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  13. I need to get some of these and other slippers made...Due to me having surgery I cannot wear shoes on my left foot and so I am using slippers a lot...any simple patterns will be appreciated...

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  14. great pattern, easy to make up! I made two in just a few hours. Thanks!

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  15. i would like the pattern for the Beret in your picture, please. thank you.

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  16. The beret in my photo is from Knit.1 Fall/Winter 2008, Chunky Cabled Tam.

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  17. Hi Mei. I made a video of myself looming your slipper socks for my vlog. Is that all right with you? I haven't posted it yet because I want to make sure you don't mind first. I gave you full credit on the video and included your link.

    I'm also setting up a website with links to all my favorite loom knitting patterns, and I would like to include your slipper socks.

    I'm wearing the pair I made right now. I love them!

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  18. Sorry for the second post, but I forgot to add my info.
    My email address is loomingidiot (at) gmail (dot) com and I'm TheLoomingIdiot on You Tube.

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  19. thank you pam you helped me and my mom

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  20. I'm pretty new now trying my wings. With the snowman
    Thanks

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  21. Hello
    Unable to download slipper sock pattern says virus. Please email. Thank you B
    sunshinegal2011@gmail.com

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  22. Thank you so much for the pattern. I made one sock in black for my sister who is an toeless boot, due to surgery, in the winter here in Michigan. She can wear it over her sock and keep her toes warm :)

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  23. Hi I'm confused I need more baby steps...

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  24. where can I find a 18 peg round loom

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  25. Good day, I cannot download the pattern of the sock. Can you please forward me the pattern to celeste.lourens@santam.co.za
    thanks a mill

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  26. I'm not sure why you can't download it, but it should be as easy as clicking on the link at the top of this post.

    Sorry, but I don't email anonymous people on the internet. You never know who collecting it at the other end.

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  27. I watched your tutorial, am made two pairs of socks with it thank you.

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