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March is all about Ireland! You can do anything Irish - Irish yarn, an Irish technique, a pattern featuring shamrocks, or a pattern by an Irish designer.
We’re going to do “Out Your Window” again! Share a picture of the view out your window taken during this month. Do you have snow or blooming flowers? Tell us how your socks coordinate with your view.
Summer is almost here and it’s time to think about traveling so this month it is time to learn how to do Traveling Stitches. If you’ve done traveling stitches before, please post pattern links in the Chat thread.
Color: USA residents: Red, White and/or Blue. Non-USA residents: the colors of your country’s flag
Theme: Garden Harvest
Color: Green - for all those zucchinis being picked!
Theme: Back to School
Color: Yellow - for school buses and pencils!
Char’s great Pencil and School Paper sock patterns are free in the Fiberkind Marketplace:
Color: Orange - for pumpkins!
Theme: Thanksgiving - What are you thankful for?
Color: Beige - for turkeys and pie crust!
Color: Sparkly! Any color sparkly yarn!
Theme: What do you see outside your window? For your theme picture, include a picture looking out your window and tell us how your view inspired your pattern choice.
Color: Any color you see outside your window
Theme: Love. Love can be hearts or it can be doing a pattern that your loved one especially appreciates. Tell us how your pattern says Love💕!
Theme: St. Patrick’s Day or something Irish
This month will be a chance to learn something new. We will be discovering helical knitting to create blended socks using yarn scraps.
Theme: Helical knitting
Theme: Mother’s Day! You qualify for the theme if you make a pair of socks for your mom or a loved one who is a mom.
Color: Your loved one’s favorite color or if they are for you - your favorite color.
Color: Any color that matches a flower in your garden. Your finished picture should be a picture of your socks near your flowers.
It’s time to go to the beach. Watch out for sharks!
Cute pattern idea for someone who would love shark socks:
Extra entry if you watch a shark movie like Sharknado or Jaws while you knit. Share a picture of you knitting with sharks on the screen! We’ll trust you if you tell us what shark movie you watched.
Theme: Creative ways to disguise “ugly” yarn.
Color: The ugliest yarn in your stash. Ugly is in the eye of the beholder so you choose which one you think is ugly.
Theme: Garden Harvest
This time of year is a busy time for gardeners as we continue with harvesting. Find a pattern that is related to gardening.
Color: The color of your favorite garden fresh fruit or vegetable.
Bonus entry: Post a picture of your socks in your garden next to the fruit or vegetable that inspired your color choice.
Theme: Design your own! Find an interesting stitch pattern and turn it into a sock design.
Color: Fall colors
Theme: Holidays! Use a holiday inspired pattern.
Colors: Holiday colors
Theme: Gift Giving. Knit a pair of socks for someone else.
Color: The recipient’s favorite color.
Theme - Something new. Never tried helical knitting, mosaic designs, short row heel? Try something new and let us know how you liked it.
Color: Something new to you. Never tried self striping yarn - try it this month. Never tried combining colors for scrappy socks - try it this month. Use your imagination!
February is all about Love so this month our theme is choosing a pattern or designer that one of our fellow knitters love.