Basic Top-Down Socks for Kids by Christina Blount Presnell
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Basic Top-Down Socks for Kids

October 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
210 - 230 yards (192 - 210 m)
Child's Size 1-3
This pattern is available for free.

This sock project is suitable for a Beginner sock knitter. They are knit from the top down, with a ribbed cuff and stockinette leg and foot. The pattern is written to fit child’s US Size 1-3. It can be adjusted for thinner legs by carrying the cuff ribbing down the leg to the heel flap, in place of the stockinette stitch. The leg length is 5” The cuff is a traditional 2x2 ribbing, and the heel is a round heel flap. A video tutorial is available to give you an introduction and overview of the pattern, with some tips included.