Saturday, July 7, 2007

I just started another pair of my own basic circular socks and decide to share them with whoever might be interested. I've made them many times and they are a fast mindless sock for me to make up. They are just your basic knit 3 purl 1 ribbing at the top for 5-7 inches and then just knited the rest of the sock after the heel is finished. Hope everyone enjoys them. Very Very simple if you have any knowledge of sock knitting at all
Basic Sock Pattern on 1 size 1 circular needle
Cast on 60sts and divide sts with 32 on one and 28st on the other, knit 3 purl 1 ribbing for 5 to 7 inches.
On the needle with the 28st start heel flap
Row 1- wrong side, s1 as to purl P to the end
Row 2- right side, s1 as to knit then k1, sl1, across the row,
Repeat rows 1 and 2 until heel flap is 2 3/4 ins. long end with RS row.
Turning Heel:
WS facing you, sl 1 as to purl and purl to 11sts. P2 tog. P1 and leave 8. Turn leaving the 8 on the needle Sl 1 knitwise, knit to last 11 sts. K2tog K1 leaving 8 sts. Turn, Sl 1 purlwise, P to last 9sts. P2 tog. P1 leave 6sts. Turn Sl 1 knitwise, K to last 9 sts. K2tog. K1 leave 6 sts. Turn Sl 1 knitwise, K to last 9 sts. K2tog. K1 leave 6 sts. Turn Sl1 purlwise, P to last 7sts K2tog. K1 leave 4sts. Turn Sl1 purlwise P to last 5 sts. P 2tog. P1
Leave2sts. turn Sl 1 knitwise k to last 5 sts. k 2tog. k1 Leave 2sts. Turn Sl1 purlwise, P to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1 leave 0 sts. You should be at left corner of heel front of flap facing you. Pick up sts along sides and knit across the front in pattern or just knit.
Gosset section:
Knit 1 ssk then knit to the last 3 sts and k2tog k1. On front side just knit or do your pattern . knit next round. continue these 2 rows. Until you are back to you original 60 sts. knit now until within 2 inches of you foot length.
Toe decrease:
On both sides: Knit 1 ssk, knit to last 3 sts. k2tog.k1
Knit a round
Continue with thes 2 rows until you have 8sts. on each needle.
End knitting at the side of toe on front side. Cut yarn leaving 8 inches. Close toe with the Kitchner St.

1 comment:

Renée said...

Hi Rosie-thanks for the circular sock pattern! I am going to try it one of these days. I have always used dpn's and love it, but I like to try new techniques.