Divalicious Socks


How do you celebrate your local yarn store (LYS)? With a sock knitting pattern, of course! 🥳

Divalicious is a sock knitting pattern that pays homage to your local yarn store (LYS), Yarn Divas Tea & Fibre Emporium, located in St.Albert, Canada. This sock pattern has all the fun – cables and colourwork! Beautiful tiny cables adorn the instep and the back of the leg, while colourwork bands are inserted next to the cuff, toes, and before adding your peasant heel!


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Divalicious – Worked in the round, Divalicious contains both cuff-down and toe-up written directions and a chart for the pattern stitch. The pattern has instructions for a peasant heel (afterthought heel using scrap yarn).

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 (ensure you denote your instep stitches with extra markers – so you don’t miss the placement of the heel or toe shaping).

This pattern is available in our Standard formatting. Low-visibility and screen-reader-accessible versions of this pattern are available with this pattern purchase. 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 was checked by the read-aloud function on both a Windows PC and Android device.


Skill Level



Finished Measurements

(Measured around the ball of the foot.)
7.5 [8, 8.5. 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11]” / 19 [20.5, 21.5, 23, 24.5, 25.5, 27, 28] cm circumference – choose a size that will give you 1-1.5” / 2.5-4 cm of negative ease. The finished measurements do not factor in negative ease, these are the actual measurements for the finished item. 



Tapestry needle, cable needle, scrap yarn, stitch markers


Suggested Needles

US1 (2.25 mm) 32-40” (82-102 cm) circular needles, or the size required to obtain gauge
US2 (2.75 mm) 32-40” (82-102 cm) circular needles, one size larger than needles used for gauge


Yarn Requirements

MC: 200-500 yds / 183-458 m fingering weight yarn (depending on the length of your foot and leg)
CC1: 142 [160, 179, 199, 220, 241, 264, 286] yds / 130 [146, 164, 182, 201, 220, 241, 262] m fingering weight yarn
CC2: 53 [56, 60, 63, 66, 70, 73, 77] yds / 25 [26, 27, 29, 30, 32, 34, 36] m fingering weight yarn


Suggested Yarn

Rosehill Yarns – Fingering Weight
75% SW Merino 25% Nylon
463 yds (423 m) / 3.5 oz (100 g)
MC: Debutant
CC1: Midnight Tryst
CC2: Not a Wallflower



8 stitches by 10 rounds in stockinette on smaller needles = 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.

Additional information



Skill Level




Type of Instructions

Charts, Low Visibilty, Screen Reader Access, Written Directions

Sock Techniques

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


Kitchener / Grafting, Worked in the Round


Negative Ease

Fabric Characteristics

Colorwork, Ribbed / Ribbing, Textured, Twisted Stitches


Digital Download, PDF

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