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Baseball Socks (updated) - Stranded Pattern with Pinstripes

Knitting
April 2009
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 2 inches in stockinette stitch
US 0 - 2.0 mm
Women's M/Child's L (size 0 needles) or Women's S/Child's M (size 000 needles)
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

UPDATE: The designer’s original pair of socks (with a Rockies pinstriped pattern) have been accepted for inclusion in the collection at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, as part of the upcoming display on Stitch ‘N Pitch. (Baseball knitters rock! :)

From the pattern intro:

This is a great knitting project for the ultimate baseball fan. These socks can be knit in two sizes: a larger size for a woman who wears a size 8 shoe or a child who wears a size 6 shoe (with a foot approximately 9¼ inches long) and a smaller size for a woman who wears a size 5½ shoe or a child who wears a size 4 shoe (with a foot approximately 8½ inches long).

Yarn: Sock yarn (fingering weight) in the your team colors. You will need approximately 400 yards (2-50 gram skeins) of your main color (MC), 400 yards (2-50 gram skeins) of your contrast color (CC), and 400 yards (2-50 gram skeins) of your second contrast color (CC2), if your team’s sock has three colors. The teams included in this pattern are as follows:

  • Chicago Cubs: (MC)-White, (CC)-Blue, (CC2)-Red
  • New York Mets: (MC)-White, (CC)-Bright Blue, (CC2)-Orange
  • Philadelphia Phillies: (MC)-White, (CC)-Red
  • Colorado Rockies: (MC)-White, (CC)-Purple
  • Minnesota Twins: (MC)-White, (CC) Dark Blue, (CC2)-Red
  • New York Yankees: (MC)-White, (CC)-Dark Blue Chicago White Sox: (MC)-White, (CC)-Black