Pink Pony Socks by Kim Swingle

Pink Pony Socks

August 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette knit in the round
US 1 - 2.25 mm
325 - 450 yards (297 - 411 m)
Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
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These socks are dedicated to a group of special friends, the Pink Pony gals. From the diamond star on the front to the braided mane down the back, this design is pure pony, through and through.

To show off the details of the cablework and lace, this pattern works best with solid or semi-solid colorways.
Variegated colorways are not recommended.

Recommended Yarn: Hazel Knits Artisan Sock (sample shown in size Small, colorway - Cherry Blossom)

Finished Circumference:
Small – 8in/20cm to fit a foot up to 9in/23cm
Medium – 9in/23cm to fit a foot up to 10.5in/27cm
Large – 10.5in/27cm to fit a foot up to 12in/30cm
X-Large – 12in/30cm to fit a foot up to 14in/35cm

Approximate Yardage Required:
Small - 325yd/297m
Medium - 365yd/334m
Large - 410yd/375m
XLarge - 450yd/411m

Note: Using a different needle size and/or yarn may result in a variation in sizing and/or amount of yarn required.

Techniques used:

  • Knitting in the round
  • Knit/Purl
  • Increases (YO)
  • Decreases (K2tog, SSK)
  • Cables
  • Picking up stitches
  • Grafting/Kitchener Stitch
  • Chart reading required