Nutty Creations

Noura Socks

I think it is safe at this point to reveal that I did the sock pattern for the Loopy Ewe November sock club mailing.  And this one was a fun one!  The yarn is a custom color of Bugga! from the Sanguine Gryphon.  The colorway is called Great Purple Hairstreak, and it is a vibrant combination of blue and purple.  All I could think of was glowing light — like the aurora borealis — when I saw the yarn.  I picked the name Noura for the socks.  It is an Arabic name meaning “light”.

The Noura socks are knit from the top down, starting with a fancy twisted stitch (with a touch of lace) ribbing pattern.  The ribbing transitions into columns of lace that taper to a point on the instep.  The columns transition into a subtly ribbed heel flap.

The resulting sock would also look great knit up in a solid sock yarn.  Hmmm…  Maybe I will have to start a second pair…

One last note.  This pattern is currently only available for members of the Loopy Ewe Sock Club.  Sheri will make the pattern widely available in approximately 6 months.


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  1. * socksformum says:

    How pretty! The lace pattern is nice but I especially like the heel ribbing. Lovely colors!

    | Reply Posted 7 years, 7 months ago
  2. * Judy says:

    Nice pattern. BTW, I got Marilyn a copy of your book at WEBS last week. I will give it to her tomorrow. I know she has been wanting it.

    | Reply Posted 7 years, 7 months ago
  3. * Anne says:

    I’m a sucker for the purples and blues! Gorgeous!!

    Oh.. and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

    | Reply Posted 7 years, 7 months ago
  4. * Susan says:

    I love this pattern. I love all your patterns if truth be told. And I definately think you should start a second “pair.” heh!

    | Reply Posted 7 years, 7 months ago

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