These pretty socks are much easier to make than they look. Comfortable and eye catching, these cuff down socks are worked with an afterthought heel which is ideal for beginner sock makers.
S (M, L)
To fit foot circumference up to: 20(24, 28)cm/8(9.5,11)in
Choose size close to or slightly larger than your foot circumference. The fabric created is very stretchy, so a wider than required foot can be taken up by making the sock slightly shorter.
Foot length is fully adjustable.
2 (2, 3) 50g skeins CoopKnits Socks Yeah (4ply, 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon, 212m/231yds/50g) in Ammolite (102)
2.5mm (US C) hook
2 removable stitch markers
3 pattern repeats and 22 rows in pattern to 12 cm/5 in using 2.5mm hook (or size needed to achieve tension)
Basic crochet stitches, working in rounds, missing stitches, working into chain spaces, decreasing (explained), puff stitches (explained), shells (explained), foundation double crochet (explained).
Worked from the cuff down in the round, a chain is made to leave and opening for the heel. Toe is shaped then grafted or seamed. Afterthought heel is worked in the same way as the toe.
This pattern is charted and written using standard UK crochet terminology (with US conversions given in the abbreviations)
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