This pattern is written for knitting with 5 DPNs, but you can also work these socks with the magic loop technique. These socks are knitted from the cuff and down, heel-flap and decreases for the gusset. Ribbed knitting, heel and toe are knit with one color and the rest of the sock is worked in stranded color knit.
34/35 (36/37) 38/39 (40/41)
US woman size:
5 (6/6.5) 7.5/8.5 (9/9.5)
Gauge in stranded knitting:
28 sts x 36 rows = 10 x 10 cm (4’’)
5 DPNs 2.5 mm (US 2) or
circular needle 2.5 mm (US 2) 80 cm
Please note that by using another yarn, the requirements may be different than that stated.
Intermediate to Advanced
Knit, purl, decrease, increase, heel flap, stranded
knitting with two colors.
The socks cuff and leg measure 16 centimeters (6 ¼”) without the heel. If you want a shorter leg, you can start on round 17 after you have worked the ribbed knitting. This will give you a leg that is approx. 5 cm (2”) shorter.
This pattern has reversed colors if your MC is the darkest.