Slouch Socks by Erika Knight

Slouch Socks

January 2007
Aran (8 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in St st using size 7 (4.5mm) needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
285 - 400 yards (261 - 366 m)
one size, long or short


  • Any medium-weight wool yarn, such as Rowan RYC Cashsoft Aran or Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran 3 (4) x 1.75 oz (50g) balls
  • Pair each of sizes 7 (4.5mm) and 8 (5mm) knitting needles.

Size: One size, to fit woman’s average-size foot (the length of the foot can be lengthened or shortened by working more or fewer rows where indicated.

Additional Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rows to 4in/10cm over St st using size 8 (5mm) needles or whatever size necessary to obtain gauge.

Pattern Note: Knit the long socks shown in the book or follow the alternative instructions for the short socks.