Jill Draper Makes Stuff Sock-a-Long #kollabsockalong by knityorkcity Follow

My WIP socks for the sock-a-long! 

Join me in knitting a pair!

We’ll be knitting the Hermione Everyday Sock pattern which is available for free under that link. The KAL begins Monday (August 19th) and will end around September 9th. Jill will be helping to select her favorite executions and there are prizes! Three winners will receive Jill’s newest yarn Esopus, a hand dyed fingering weight 100% superwash merino at 500yds/4oz. Buy Jill's yarn here! 

Jill is also offering FREE SHIPPING on all US-based yarn orders using code KOLLABORATION13 at checkout in her Etsy store!

To participate, upload your Hermione socks to Kollabora. It’s really that simple. Be sure to post WIP pictures, too! Go crazy, make them your own, and have fun! Tag your photos with #kollabsockalong on instagram and Twitter!

http://www.kollabora.com/blog/sock-knit-along-knityorkcity-and-jill-draper-free-shipping-and-giveaway

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Updates

  • Day 2: Finished the ribbing. Knit up about 1/2" of the ankle and then ripped it out because I somehow completely screwed up the stitch pattern. Let's try that again...

    Day 2

    1 year ago
  • End of Week 1

    The heel flap gave me a lot of trouble. I made an adjustment to the order of the heel flap pattern since I'm working on dpns. I think that's what was screwing me up.

    I just changed Row 2 to Row 1 of the Slightly Modified Garter Stitch-edge Eye of Patridge Heel. Here is my Extra Slightly Modified Heel:

    Row 1: p3, *k1, sl 1* to last 3 sts, k3

    Row 2: k3, p to end

    Row 3: p3, *sl 1, K1* to last 3 sts, k3

    Row 4: k3, p to end

    Heel flap

    1 year ago
  • I love turning heels. Gusset time!

    Read all about it: http://knityorkcity.com/2013/08/28/wip-kollabsockalong/

    Also, it was my birthday!

    12 months ago
  • Finished the first sock on Friday! Had a little trouble with the toe but I just really wasn't playing attention to what I was doing. But check it out!

    First sock is done!

    1 year ago
  • Socks are finished! 

    I wrote about the second sock and the theraputic aspects of knitting here.

    12 months ago

Discussion 28

  • Donna R Hayes commented 12 months ago

    Just wanted to say 'Thank you'.  The skein of Jill Draper yarn arrived today.  I will take a picture and post it tomorrow.  It is SOOO beautiful!

  • Donna R Hayes commented 12 months ago

    These are beautiful!

  • Kristin // Hecho con hilo commented 13 months ago

    I don't think I'll be done with my socks by the 9th. Any chance the KAL might be extended?

    TheMissLinds replied 12 months ago

    You can continue with the knit-along whenever you want! but to participate in the chance to win yarn from Jill Draper you have to get 'em uploaded by the 9th!

    knityorkcity replied 12 months ago

    Keep uploading your progress pics! I'd love to see where you're at! :)

    Kristin // Hecho con hilo replied 12 months ago

    Well shoot! I should have made them shorter and then I might be done today. Oh well, at least I have learned a lot! Thanks for the motivation to try something beyond scarves :)

  • Nora commented 1 year ago

    What's the size of the needles you're using? They look bigger than mine (but maybe it's wishful thinking from my part...).

    knityorkcity replied 13 months ago

    I'm using size 1. How's your cast on going?

    Nora replied 13 months ago

    Well, after a series of frustration with double pointed needles loosing stitches, I switched to the magic loop, and yes, it's truly magic. Am super happy now, it's happening!

  • Nora commented 1 year ago

    Ok guys, I'm super late to the party, but finally starting (or rather startging again, I had casted on and messed up, now re-casting...). Hope to catch up!

  • Patricia commented 1 year ago

    I love the color of yours, it's such a pretty green!

    knityorkcity replied 13 months ago

    I love it!!!

  • Donna R Hayes commented 1 year ago

    Happy Birthday.  This is beautiful yarn you are using.  I am almost ready to start the heal of my second sock.  Woo Hoo!!!

    knityorkcity replied 13 months ago

    Thanks! Hope your sock is going well! :)

    Donna R Hayes replied 13 months ago

    My socks are done.  How about yours?

  • Nishi commented 1 year ago

    Perfect timing - I am just about to start the heel flap today!  Thank you so much for posting this.  Your socks look great!  I love the colour!

    knityorkcity replied 1 year ago

    Glad we're all on track! :)

  • Donna R Hayes commented 1 year ago

    Thank you for posting the heel information.  I am using double pointed needles too.  However, I am going to get some size 1 circular to try knitting socks using the circular needles ... it looks interesting.

    knityorkcity replied 1 year ago

    I've written a little bit about the differences. I prefer dpns but a lot of my friends swear by the magic loop method! I'd love to hear which one you like!

  • Optimistic Crafts commented 1 year ago

    Looking good so far! Wish I had started on this! May still try to catch on/catch up! Never made socks before.

    knityorkcity replied 1 year ago

    Thanks! You should definitely give these a try! They're pretty simple and so satisfying!

  • Kate commented 1 year ago

    I'm a bit late, but I'm here, I'm here!  Let's go sock crazy woo!  Pity I'm not eligable for the yarn deal but c'est la vie, I have plenty of sock yarn to use up. See you on the other side...  :D

    knityorkcity replied 1 year ago

    Yay! Can't wait to see how they turn out!

  • Michelle Carter commented 1 year ago

    Their looking great. Mine seem too big for me but I'm using the smallest needle I have, so if they are they'll make a nice gift.

    knityorkcity replied 1 year ago

    Can you adjust the number of stitches? I know that's a pain but it might work!

  • Scarffaces commented 1 year ago

    Love this yarn! If I hadn't just finished knitting these socks I would be in. Next time!! x

  • TheMissLinds commented 1 year ago

    yay super excited!!!

    knityorkcity replied 1 year ago

    Me too! :)

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