Knitters know that some special skeins of sock yarn out there are like their own little works of art. Chances are that you have just such a skein squirreled away in your stash awaiting a special project to catch your eye.
If not, might I suggest our beautiful Galilea sock yarn? Galilea colors are playful, vibrant, saturated and colorfast. The 80/20 merino/nylon blend is soft, strong and, of course, machine washable. You can view all 35 of the tantalizing colorways in our Etsy shop here!
Once you have selected a color of sock yarn that inspires you, then you can dig into these free sock yarn knitting patterns. Besides socks, we have also curated patterns for wearables and accessories. There’s a little something for everyone in this short post!
So, what are you waiting for? Scroll down to sell all of these free sock yarn knitting patterns for yourself!
If you are a visual learner then you're sure to appreciate the fact that this free kniting pattern is also accompanied by a video tutorial. Switch between two colors of speckled yarn for a bold striped look.
The Softie Hat combines the best of both worlds, since it is practical and stylish. The simple stitchwork provides an excellent canvas for a variegated yarn and the slight slouch provides an effortless sophistication.
To really put your favorite skein of yarn on display, you will want to opt for a shawl pattern. The colors really play themselves out nicely in this design that calls for garter stitch and eyelet lace.
If scarves are more your style, then you are sure to appreciate this chic chevron scarf. It's quick and easy to knit and even easier to wear. The bright pop of color really adds so much to a drab winter outfit.
A cute tank top is a wardrobe must have for any time of the year. It can be worn by itself in the warmer months and layered over in the cooler months. Plus, it's a great way to show off both your knitting skills and a dazzling color of yarn.
Which of these free sock yarn knitting patterns are you most excited to try first? Do you have any other recommendations for patterns that would work well with speckled and variegated skeins of sock yarn? Let us know in the comments below!