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Travel in Pairs

Summer travel checklist:

  • Destination– Check!
  • Good weather– We hope so!
  • Yarn– Absolutely!

Before our summers come to an end, we knitters must make the most of convenient on-the-go projects…. socks!

Read on for details of 3 NEW in-store sock sets that make the perfect travel companions.

Fireweed Fibre Co Canadian Song Bird sock set collection.

Fireweed Fibre Co Sock Set

On top of a RESTOCK of the Fireweed Sweet Pea Sock, we are so excited to be carrying 7 of the new Fireweed Canadian Songbird coloways in sock sets!

Hand dyed in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sweet Pea Sock is a delightful sock yarn made from soft, springy merino with a bit of nylon for strength. The two firmly twisted plies plump up together to make a nice round yarn perfect for shawls, socks and lightweight garments. It’s soft enough for babies, and weavers, it’s strong enough to be used as a warp!

Fibres: 80% Superwash Merino / 20% nylon
Gauge: 28 sts = 4” / 10 cm
Weight: 2-ply Fingering (1)
Length: 100 g / 400 yards (365 m) + 20g / 80 yards (73 m) 


Lily and Pine Day Lily Sock Sets

In three fruity colorways, these Lily and Pine sock sets are sure to quench your summer thirst!

Day Lily Sock is a sturdy 3 ply fingering weight yarn, perfect for socks, yet soft enough for next to skin garments. It has a nice tight twist, and wears extremely well!

Fibres: 80% Superwash Merino / 20% nylon
Gauge: 30-28 stitches = 4 in (10 cm)
Needles: 2.25 – 3 mm (US 2 – 2.5)
Weight: Fingering (1)
Length: 115 g / 420 yards (384 m) + 25g / 90 yards (82 m)


Gingersnap Frenzy Mini Set

Frenzy is a slow gradient that changes from one shade to another.  
This mini set includes 2 x 30g skeins plus 1 coordinating 25g mini, perfect for a pair of ankle socks.

Fibres:  80% Superwash Merino / 20% Nylon
Weight:  Fingering (1)
Length: 85 g / 303 yards (277 m)

Hand dyed by Kim Nelson @Gingersnapthat1 in Calgary, Alberta. 


Are socks your preferred travel companion? Let us know in the comments!

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