Basic Vamps Kit – Porch Swing Yarnsomniacs
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Basic Vamps Kit

Basic Vamps Kit


Basic Vamps

"A vamp is a Newfoundland term for a pair of hand knit ankle socks used both as house slippers and as boot liners. Knit holding Fleece Artist Merino 3/6 and Hand Maiden Angel Hair together, these are a warm and fuzzy tribute to this hand knit tradition."-Fleece Artist


This kit includes a skein of Fleece Artist Merino 3/6 and a skein of Hand Maiden Angelhair, plus a pattern to make the Basic Vamps socks.

About the Yarns:

Merino 3/6 by Fleece Artist:

100% Merino (Superwash)

Angelhair by Hand Maiden Fine Yarns:

Composition: 70% Mohair, 30% Nylon (Polyamide)

Yield: 400m (437yds) per 50g (1.7oz)

Suggested needle size & gauge:
knit holding both yarns together on US 6 (4mm),  20st per 4inches (10cm)


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