Select your favorite color in DK weight wool and knit these textured top-down socks. The DK weight fabric makes these socks super quick to knit, perfect for gift knitting or a treat for yourself! The textured fabric looks extra crisp with solid and semi-solid yarns. Choose between the 5 sizes and enjoy lots of video tutorials linked in the pattern to help you with all of the sock knitting techniques.
Sizes 1 [2, 3, 4, 5]
6 [6.5, 8, 9, 10]″ / 15 [17, 20, 23, 25]cm leg and foot circumference. Measurements taken after blocking.
Size 4 shown on a size US 13 / EU 47 size foot that has a 10.5″ / 27cm foot circumference. The sock fits with 1.5″ / 4cm of negative ease.
Socks are designed to fit an actual foot circumference of 7 [7.5, 9, 10, 11]″ / 18 [19, 23, 25, 28]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, leg, and foot are easily customizable by knitting more pattern repeats for a longer leg or foot or fewer pattern repeats for a shorter leg or foot.
Yarn DK weight
Approximately 180 [200, 240, 260, 280]yds / 166 [183, 219, 238, 256]m total
US 4 / 3.5mm 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. https://youtu.be/hpFHbHmrCcc
22 sts & 36 rnds = 4″ / 10cm in pattern after blocking
Learn all about socks with my How to Knit Socks workshop! This workshop is perfect for beginner sock knitting. Sign up for this workshop and check out all my other online courses to watch and learn new knitting skills at your own pace. https://www.westknits.com/collections/workshops
Walk Collection Merino DK (100% Superwash Merino; 246yds / 225m per 100g skein)