The Sock Yarn Issue
Nothing says you’re devoted to the craft of spinning and knitting like socks! This issue covers socks inside and outside, toes to cuffs.
- Have you wanted to spin socks but you’re not sure where to start?
- Do you yearn to spin stocks that last and last? Listen to what our sock knitting expert has to say about the perfect sock yarn.
- Would you like to know which yarn structure holds up the best on your feet?
The Socks issue of PLY is filled with everything you need to know to start (or keep) spinning socks. We talk about the best breeds (and why), the fiber preparation that lends itself most to sock spinning, different drafts, and the best plying methods for socks. If you love spinning socks, let us show you what we found when we compared the most popular sock yarn structures; it might just change your sock spinning forever! We talk about adding nylon, adding mohair, and if you need to do either. Learn about superwash fiber and make your own decision whether or not it’s a good fit for you and your socks. Are you a Turkish spindle lover? We’ve got a gorgeous article all about sock yarn turtles. Obsessed with color? No problem. Get bored spinning for the second sock? We’ve got a solution we think you’ll love. Want a special luxury pair of socks? We’ve got you covered. This issue is chock-full of socks, including a couple of great patterns.