Anarchist by Josie Mercier
Welcome! You are browsing as a guest
Create a free account to see 4 projects made from this pattern and more... What am I missing?


November 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 46 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
500 - 800 yards (457 - 732 m)
Women’s S (M, L)
This pattern is available for $6.00 USD buy it now

Subversive Socks is Out of Print.

Subvert the boot-heel of oppression by wearing the Anarchy symbol on your sock heel! Thick and thin stripes alternate along the leg and foot of the sock. The heel features a stranded color-work Anarchy emblem on the heel flap.

Required Skills
Knitting in the round, knitting with dpns, decreases, Intarsia from chart, picking up stitches, Kitchener stitch, short rows.

Finished Measurements
Foot circumference: 6½ (7½, 8½)“/ 16.5 (19, 21.5)cm
Foot length 8½ (9½, 10½)”/21.5 (24, 26.5)cm, or adjustable to fit
Leg length 9¾ (10¼, 10¾)“/25 (26, 27.5)cm, or adjustable to fit

Western Sky Knits Aspen Sock 100% superwash merino; 400 yds/366m per 100g skein
»» MC: Sterling; 1 skein
»» CC: Crimson Night; 1 skein
US 1½/2.5mm needles for working in the round: dpns, 1 long or 2 short circulars, as you prefer, or size needed to obtain gauge
3 removable stitch markers, yarn needle

Pattern Notes
This sock is knit in the round from the top down. The 1x1 ribbing at the top of the leg is worked in the main color. Thick stripes of the contrast color alternate with thin main color stripes along the leg and foot of the sock. The heel flap is worked back and forth in rows in the main color with a contrast-color anarchy symbol worked using stranded colorwork techniques. The toe of the sock is worked in the main color.