Apollo

$5.00 USD

Are you a beginner knitter looking for a simple sock pattern to practice your newly developed skills? Are you a beginner knitter looking for a simple sock pattern to practice your newly acquired skills? Apollo is the perfect fit for you! Consisting of simple knits and purls, you’ll be able to add a dash of texture to your sock, leveling up from a basic vanilla sock pattern.

No doubt, you may also find yourself struggling to find your perfect size. Nobody wants socks that don’t fit, especially not when you’re first navigating the knitting world. So, the Apollo and every sock pattern from rhyFlower Knits has helpful links to not only achieve a proper fit but give you some insight into what to look for in a sock yarn!

Plus, the 8-round repeat is so easy to get to grips with, you’ll be busting out endless pairs in no time.

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PATTERN INFO

Apollo – Worked in the round, Apollo contains both cuff-down and toe-up written directions and a chart for the pattern stitch. The pattern has instructions for an afterthought heel, but you may substitute whatever heel you enjoy using.

The pattern is written for the magic loop method for knitting socks; however, the design could be worked on double-pointed needles or mini-circulars instead should you prefer.

SKILL LEVEL

Beginner

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

(Measured around the ball of the foot.) 

6 [6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9]” / 15 [16.5, 18, 19, 20.5, 21.5, 23] cm circumference. The sample shown was knit using the toe-up version of this pattern on 64-sts.

SUGGESTED NEEDLES

US1 (2.25 mm) 32-40” (82-102 cm) circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge

NOTIONS

Tapestry needle, scrap yarn, stitch markers

YARN REQUIREMENTS

200-500 yds / 183-458 m fingering weight yarn (depending on the length of your foot and leg)

SUGGESTED YARN

All Dyed Up – Sock Blank
80% SW Merino 20% Nylon
400 yds (366 m)/ 4 oz (115 g)
Color: Sock blank

GAUGE

9 stitches by 11 rounds in stockinette = 1” / 2.5 cm, after blocking. Gauge is crucial in obtaining the correct fit. Changes in gauge will result in a size difference for your finished socks.


LOW-VISIBILITY & SCREEN READER FORMAT

A low-visibility and a screen-reader accessible version of this pattern are available for the pattern’s English version. The low-visibility format is 24pt print in Arial, black font, no italics, and contains written directions (there are no charts to work from). The screen reader format has all the items mentioned above, contains no abbreviations, and accessibility checked by read-aloud function on both a Windows PC and Android device.


WHOLESALE PRINTS

rhyFlower Knits patterns are available in print via our wholesale distributor Deep South Fibers.


PATTERN SUPPORT

For pattern support for this design, please email melinda@rhyflowerknits.com

Additional information

Skill Level

Beginner

Language

English, French

Type of Instructions

Charts, Low Visibilty, Screen Reader Access, Written Directions

Sock Techniques

Afterthought Heel, Cuff-Down, Toe-Up, Wide Toe

Construction

Kitchener / Grafting, Worked in the Round

Fabric Characteristics

Ribbed / RIbbing, Textured

Format

Digital Download, PDF