85 Free Sock Patterns – Vintage!

Happy Veteran’s Day! This post is dedicated to my grandfather, a spry 90 years young, who fought in World War II and was at the Battle of the Bulge. It’s also dedicated to my younger brother, who served in Iraq last year.

My grandparents, January 1944

My little bro in Iraq, July 2009

Purple Kitty Yarns, a very cool site with LOADS of free patterns for crafting and more, linked to some free vintage sock patterns at Free Vintage Knitting.com. There are 85 patterns for women, men, children, and also unisex patterns. Here is a sample from the site:

So go get your sock on! I’m in sunny Florida, and I’m tempted to whip out a few socks because it’s getting into the 40s at night. I know some of you barely have 40 degrees as a high, and I don’t envy you at all! Go forth, and sock it out!