There are so many fun knitting tools out there that would make great gifts for knitters — or to add to your own wish list — but one cool tool that’s really useful for the sock knitters is your life is the Sock Ruler.
I did a giveaway of one of these last year, and I really love mine (thought I haven’t been doing much sock knitting lately, and am still working on the sock pictured in that post).
It’s a flat, plastic, foot-shaped ruler that you can slide into your sock to more accurately measure the leg and the foot length as you go. It works cuff-down or toe-up, and of course you can just use it as a small ruler, too.
There are now adult and kid sizes, so you can use the smaller one for smaller feet. You can buy them from a variety of local yarn shops around the country, or online.
Does anyone out there have one of these? I’d love to hear how you like it.
[Photo via Sock Ruler.]