Turing and the Apple
2nd Jan 2015: For EU customers, PM me with your email address and we'll work something out privately.
Inspired by the colourway of my yarn, MacIntosh, I started thinking about apples. I then remembered the tale of the English mathematician and code-breaker Alan Turing who died after eating a poisoned apple. It is said that the Apple Macintosh computer logo is an homage to this brilliant man.
In this top-down sock, garter stitch flows from the ribbing, through the leg, into the heel and on to the foot.
The ankle-length leg is perfect for a summer sock, but it is very easy to lengthen to your personal taste.
The heel is a deep style called a German Heel (appropriate given the role Turing played during the Second World War at Bletchley Park) and the toe decreases are more widely spaced than usual to fit in with the overall design.
This would make a great men’s sock, made in slightly more sober colours (or not, as the case may be!).