Perfect-fit Newborn Socks
I created this pattern to combat my personal pet peeve about commercially made newborn socks. I’ve found that the feet of store-bought socks are too short and the heel doesn’t line up with baby’s heel. And I firmly believe that a pair of brand-new, adorably small feet deserve a pair perfectly fitting wool socks. Wouldn’t you agree?
So I started with a newborn-sized cuff and made the foot a bit on the long side to accommodate real-life baby feet. I paired the added length with 2x2 ribbing that goes all the way to the toe for stretch and longer wearability.
NOTE: A typo was corrected on 9/13/12 in the heel-turning section. Pattern is correct now!