Back to Basics: Socks – Worked in the round, Back to Basics: Socks contains both cuff-down and toe-up written. 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.
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.
US1 (2.25 mm) 32-40” (82-102 cm) circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge.
Tapestry needle, scrap yarn, stitch markers
200-500 yds / 183-458 m fingering weight yarn (depending on the length of your foot and leg)
Fibrelya – Sock Star
80% Merino 20% Nylon
405 yds (370 m) / 3.8 oz (110 g)
Color: Sunset Beach
9 stitches by 11 rounds in stockinette = 1” / 2.5 cm, after blocking.
A low-visibility English version of this pattern is available in this download. This format is 22pt print in Arial, black font, no italics, written directions only (there are no charts). This document was accessibility checked by MS Word and read-aloud functions.