Crochet Socks Opinion

What I Learned about Crocheting Socks

Mikey, The Crochet Crowd

Mikey, The Crochet Crowd

I am Michael Sellick, known online as 'Mikey', I am the founder and leader of The Crochet Crowd. I'm a 'hooker' at heart with the passion to crochet and play with yarn.

18 thoughts on “What I Learned about Crocheting Socks

  • June 28, 2016 at 7:05 pm
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    I can understand the use of nylon, but why would you use acrylic for socks? Acrylic, to me, isn’t absorbent, and I have people whose feet break out and blister if they get wet. Is there any good cotton for socks?

  • June 27, 2016 at 3:21 pm
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    How real you are is the BEST part of The Crochet Crowd. Not many of us would admit what scares us in such a public forum. BUT, you putting it out there makes us all believe we can do it! 😀

  • June 27, 2016 at 2:30 pm
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    I have knit socks and screw up the heal every time. But I still love them. I prefer to crochet, I started a set of crochet socks and got stuck on the heal and stopped. It is just sitting in my wip pile. I can’t wait to see the adult tutorials!!! I am so excited!!!!! I have so much sock yarn, I can now get started on my christmas gift plans. I can’t wait! Thank you so much

  • June 27, 2016 at 12:19 pm
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    I can’t wait for the tutorial. I have also wanted to crochet socks but never have.

  • June 27, 2016 at 12:17 pm
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    So when are we going to do a CAL for socks? 🙂

  • June 27, 2016 at 12:16 pm
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    Loved this article. Crochet or knit I have always stayed away from socks, now however I want to try, if anyone can teach me it is you! Since I live in Arizona, my granddaughter lives in Florida, thick socks are out of the question. Are these yarns you suggest and/or the patterns suitable for the yarn that is not so thick?

  • June 27, 2016 at 12:07 pm
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    Mikey, I almost think that if you´d take me by the hand I´d give crocheted socks another try, for somehow they keep haunting me … thank you!

  • June 27, 2016 at 11:31 am
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    Area #4 of sock ?????

  • June 27, 2016 at 11:10 am
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    Sock it to me? Will have to get some YARN! darn and try it!

  • June 27, 2016 at 11:00 am
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    Mikey I loved your article, and it’s actually convinced me to try socks for the first time!

  • June 27, 2016 at 10:56 am
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    I have the yarn, just so hesitant to get started. I was even going to try to get taught to knit the socks, but I am more comfortable with crochet. Wondering on the feel of them on the feet. Glad I am not alone ! Good luck Mikey ! I look forward to your video !

  • June 27, 2016 at 10:52 am
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    Where is step 4 for the socks? I am not seeing it. I am seriously intimidated by socks too. I am looking forward to your tutorial.

    • Mikey, The Crochet Crowd
      June 27, 2016 at 1:34 pm
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      Typo… I have fixed it. I noticed it in filming. I had to run up from the studio to correct to keep on filming.

  • June 27, 2016 at 10:31 am
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    I”m with you Mickey, crochet socks scare me. I”ve tried but can knit them much faster and like the looks of knitted ones better. Maybe one day I”ll try crocheted ones again.

  • June 27, 2016 at 9:41 am
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    I enjoyed reading the article.

    Good for you Mikey for stepping outside your comfort zone and slaying the sock beast.

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