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100% natural sock yarns? - Yes!

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Classic sock yarns contain 25% nylon to give them strength and durability. Classic sock yarns have withstood the test of time, but there are also all-natural alternative sock yarn blends with wool, bamboo and cotton such as Pascuali Forest.

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Flotte Socke Kolibri and Mississippi back in stock!

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Wow, these sock yarns proved to be so popular that we had completely run out of all stock in all colours. The good news is: All colours in Flotte Socke Kolibri and Flotte Socke Mississippi are now back in stock. Happy knitting!

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Sock Knitting Yarn with Bamboo and Merino

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Need comfortable socks? Do you sometimes get sweaty feet? Try our latest addition to our Flotte Socke sock knitting yarn range - Flotte Socke Bamboo-Merino! This is a yarn blend that is ideal for anybody who is looking for that extra bit of comfort: soft Merino wool and highly breathable bamboo make a great sock yarn. Also available in two darker shades - ideal for men's socks!

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Sock Knitting - 3 ways

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I have been experimenting with different sock patterns lately and thought I should share some of those with you. There are so many ways to do the heel, so it's good to look around a bit and find one that works best for you. I started with 'Boomerang socks', which use German short rows for the heel. (Knitting today has free instructions on how to do this heel).  I used Flotte Socke Kolibri in rainbow colours for these socks , and they turned out beautifully. However, I did find that I had to concentrate on getting the heel right, and that meant that I could...

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New sock knitting yarns available

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We have added to our collection of self-patterning sock knitting yarns! 

Flotte Socke Fantasy sock knitting yarn - I Wool KnitFlotte Socke Fantasy in 4ply comes in six different colour combinations.
One 100g ball of Flotte Socke sock knitting yarn is enough to make a pair of socks for adults.

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