What can I knit with one skein of sock yarn?
Sheep Among Wolves has collected a great bunch of patterns for all sorts of things you can make with a single skein of yarn, none of which are socks. There are scarves, shawls, cowls, boot toppers, baby clothes and more, all of which you can make with just a bit of yarn.
Can you knit a hat without purling?
The design has a simple rolled brim and little peekaboo holes created using decreases and yarn overs. If you’ve ever wondered how to knit a hat without purling, wonder no more. This one comes together quickly without a single purl stitch, and it looks so great that no one ever know how easy it was.
Can sock yarn be used for scarves?
Sock yarn shawls are an even bigger mountain of knitting patterns than sock yarn sweaters. Shawl and scarf designers love these beautiful yarns, in all their colorful variations and their practical washability. There must be, literally, thousands of them.
Can you knit a hat on straight needles?
For knitters who are not yet comfortable knitting in the round, knitting a hat with straight needles is a perfect option. This simple alternative to working with either double-pointed or circular needles entails knitting the hat flat and then seaming it.