Happy Haunts socks materialize for your spooky knitting pleasure!

  • Purple cabled socks.

My new sock pattern, Happy Haunts, has been released on both Ravelry and Payhip.

Is it just me or is the wallpaper staring at me? Inspired by the classic creepy decor of a certain spooky mansion that started its life in Anaheim and has since travelled around the globe, these haunted socks will add some creepy cool flair to your feet. The socks are worked top down with twisted stitches and cables. They have a heel flap designed to flow seamlessly into the cable pattern. So get your grim grinning feet out to socialize!

I absolutely love the Haunted Mansion so I had a lot of fun designing up these twisted cables into leering eyes. Plus I got to use themed yarn to go with my themed pattern, which is just the best. You have plenty of time to get these knit up to have some subtle spooky for Halloween.

400 yds/366 m (425 yds/389 m, 460 yds/421 m)

Sample is knit with Long Dog Yarn Bounce Sock, in the 999 Happy Haunts colorway.

Foul Temptress – New 1 Skein Spincycle Dyed In The Wool Pattern

  • A green and pink lacy cowl.

Foul Temptress releases the morning of May 15th. The pattern will be on sale for 20% off through May 22nd for an extra tempting release sale.

Yarn, she can be a cruel mistress. You see that one special skein and immediately snatch it up because it MUST be yours, but then you get it home and have absolutely no idea what to do with it. This triangle cowl is the answer to that siren’s call, it just takes 200 yards of Sport or Fingering weight yarn. The pattern was designed specifically with one skein Spincycle Dyed In The Wool in mind because those little color shifting skeins are so beautiful but it can be difficult to find a pattern to show off just one small skein. Since the lace looks great with color shifting yarn, it is also ideal for the handspun yarns you have been hoarding to brew who knows what with.

This cowl is knit top down starting with a basic flat triangle shawl construction, it is then joined in the round for the last few rounds to create a triangle cowl shape. You can even use multiple single skeins up because the pattern includes two different border options; Siren’s Song and Lilith’s Lace. Siren’s Song is shown in Idle Nights (lighter yarn with blue/pink) and Lilith’s Lace is shown in Ruination (darker yarn with purple/green).

Give in to the temptation.