Fir Rib Socks


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    • This is a PDF knitting pattern.

      These beautiful top-down socks celebrate the mesmerizing dip stitch technique. Select one main color for the dip stitch leg and foot along with a coordinating contrast color pop for the cuff, heel, and toe. The instructions include notes to help you customize the length of the leg and foot. Choose between five sizes and cast on these elegantly ribbed socks.

      All rights reserved. Pattern for personal use only.

    • Sizes 
      1 [2, 3, 4, 5]

      Finished Measurements 
      7.5 [9, 10, 11, 12.5]″ / 19 [23, 25, 28, 32]cm ankle and foot circumference. Measurements taken after blocking.

      Size 3 shown on a size US 13 / EU 47 size foot that has a 10.5″ / 27cm foot circumference. The sock fits with about 1″ / 2.5cm of negative ease.

      Socks are designed to fit an actual foot circumference of 8 [10, 11, 12, 13]″ / 20 [25, 28, 30, 33]cm. The socks are designed to fit with negative ease. Choose a size with a finished foot circumference measurement that is approximately 1″ / 2.5cm smaller than your actual foot circumference, so that the sock will fit nice and snug on your foot. The lengths of the cuff, ankle, and foot are easily customizable by knitting more textured pattern repeats for a longer ankle or foot or fewer textured pattern repeats for a shorter ankle or foot.

      Fingering weight

      Approximately 440 [490, 550, 600, 650]yds / 403 [448, 503, 549, 595]m total

      MC - 310 [350, 400, 440, 480]yds / 284 [320, 366, 403, 439]m
      CC - 130 [140, 150, 160, 170]yds / 119 [128, 137, 146, 156]m

      US 1 / 2.25mm circular in 40″ / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge

      Magic loop method is used for knitting in the rnd. Watch this Westknits video to assist with the Magic Loop technique.

      You can use DPNs if you prefer. Watch this Westknits video to assist with knitting with DPNs.

      3 stitch markers, tapestry needle

      32 sts & 50 rnds = 4″ / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking

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    • Mominoki Sock Fine 4ply (75% Merino Wool, 25% Nylon; 437yds / 400m per 100g skein)

      MC - Mooswald (leg & foot)

      CC - Brilliant Green (cuff, heel, & toe)