They are small, so you can carry them around with you when you are out and about. They make a great travel companion!
Plus they are fun to make - enjoy how the heel takes shape, how variegated yarns create beautiful patterns all by themselves, or use them to try out complicated lace or cable knit patterns that might be a bit overwhelming on a larger project.
Get our fantastic universal classic sock knitting pattern for all shoe sizes and sock yarn weights, from 4ply to 8ply.
Or try out the clever spiral sock pattern - ideal for all who do not like to work the heel.
Nothing beats the comfort and fun of handmade socks. And of course you can never have too many socks!
Socks also make a great gift - so start making them now to be ready for Christmas.
You may be surprised to learn that socks can also be crocheted!
In fact, it is easier to shape the heel in crochet than in knitting - so why not give crochet socks a go?
We have a base pattern for crochet socks available for you try.
Check out our complete collection of Rellana Flotte Socke sock knitting yarns and Flotte Socke knitting patterns!