We are beyond excited to announce that SilverSpun is now available in a sock weight! We know cotton isn't the first fiber that comes to mind when contemplating sock knitting, but this yarn was designed with the unique therapeutic and "sock perfect" qualities of our original SilverSpun Sport in mind, making it PERFECT for sock knitting.
What makes SilverSpun Sock so perfect for socks?
- The silver in SilverSpun inhibits the growth of odor causing bacteria (seriously, this is a no-brainer - no more stinky socks!)
- The small amount of Spandex in SilverSpun makes it super stretchy and gives the yarn "memory" which is rarely found in a cotton yarn. This allows the sock to hug your foot without binding or stretching out (truly, it feels like a foot massage.)
- The conductive quality of silver means not only can you use a Smartphone or tablet while wearing gloves knit from the yarn, but it also conducts heat, which when worn next to the skin it helps to keep you toasty in cold weather (and you can even text with your toes, if you are so inclined!)
We've also had numerous customers contact us to tell us how wearing garments knit from SilverSpun has helped to alleviate the discomfort of arthritis, joint pain and carpel tunnel syndrome. While we make no claims to the health benefits of SilverSpun, it sure is nice to receive these unsolicited testimonials and is another great reason to give SilverSpun Sock a try!
Here are some ideas for your first (and we're certain they won't be your last) pair of SilverSpun Sock socks!
Vanilla Latte Socks by Virginia Rose-Jeanes, available for free on Ravelry. This is a top down simple sock pattern that's a classic.