British Inventors and Scientists – eBook

Science Sock Club - eBook coverA collection of six sock designs inspired by British Inventors and Scientists (or their work).

The first three patterns were originally published as part of a Sock Club, and added to the eBook at the end of their 3 months exclusivity period (April 1st, June 1st, August 1st 2015).

The other three patterns are original designs, and will be published in August, October and December 2015.


All Aboard - Puff Puff Puff... ©Aurelie Colas - 2014-2015

All Aboard – Puff Puff Puff… ©Aurelie Colas – 2014-2015

All Aboard!
Puff-Puff-Puff…

by Aurelie Colas

Did you know that the first steam locomotive, and the first railway were British? From William Murdoch, to Richard Trevithick, to George Stephenson and his Locomotion, the history of railway has been deeply anchored in the United Kingdom.

As a tribute to the engineering exploit of the steam locomotive, “All Aboard!…” features unusual textures, from railway tracks to puffing steam, and a very unusual, engineered, construction…

All Aboard - Puff Puff Puff  ©Aurelie Colas - 2014-2015

All Aboard – Puff Puff Puff
©Aurelie Colas – 2014-2015

From the heel, down the foot, up the leg. Let’s get on tracks! All aboard!!! Puff-Puff-Puff…

Size:
To fit foot circumference (measured around ball of foot):
Small ― 20 cm (8 in),
Medium ― 23 cm (9 in),
Large ― 25.5 cm(10 in)

 

Ravelry Link to pattern page


And there was Photo 51... ©Aurelie Colas - 2014-2015

And there was Photo 51…
©Aurelie Colas – 2014-2015

And there was Photo 51…
by Aurelie Colas

“Photo 51” is a tribute to Rosalind Franklin, whose X-ray diffraction image of DNA has played a significant role in the discovery of the DNA double helix model by Francis Crick, James Watson and Maurice Wilkins.

What an extraordinary time it must have been at King’s College, in London, when the three dimensional structure of the DNA was not quite discovered yet.

In this first quarter of 1953, the double helix was still to be discovered, but there was Photo 51…

And there was Photo 51... ©Aurelie Colas - 2014-2015

And there was Photo 51…
©Aurelie Colas – 2014-2015

Size:
To fit foot circumference (measured around ball of foot):
Small ― 20 cm (8 in),
Medium ― 23 cm (9 in),
Large ― 25.5 cm(10 in)

13-Page Pattern includes:
Detailed charts for leg, heel and foot sections.
Complete written instructions (including written directions for Charts).
Detailed directions on how to work the arch-shaping.
Instructions for alternative gusset, foot and toe for those who dislike arch-shaping.
Photo-Tutorial of Shadow Wrap technique. (detailed tutorial can be found here).

Ravelry Link to pattern page


Axiomata ©Aurelie Colas - 2014-2015

Axiomata ©Aurelie Colas – 2014-2015

Axiomata
by Aurelie Colas

To explore the many contributions of Sir Isaac Newton to science would have required many pairs of socks…

“Axiomata” is a tribute to just a few of his findings, from classical mechanics to optics, and takes its name from Axiomata sive Leges Motus, in which Newton defined the Universal Laws of Motions.

 

Size:
To fit foot circumference (measured around ball of foot):
Small ― 20 cm (8 in),
Medium ― 23 cm (9 in),
Large ― 25.5 cm(10 in)

Pattern includes:
6-Page pattern with detailed charts for leg and foot sections.
Complete written instructions (including written directions for Charts).
Photo-Tutorial on how to work a (true) afterthought heel.

Ravelry Link to pattern page


 

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