Squishville Socks by Alison Hawke

Squishville Socks

November 2011
Sport (12 wpi) ?
US 3 - 3.25 mm
360 - 400 yards (329 - 366 m)
US7/UK5 foot
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Squishville socks are for padding around the house in winter. They are knit cuff down in sport weight yarn and the heel and sole stitches have a strand of mohair/silk lace weight yarn as a carry-along (hat tip to Cat Bordhiโ€™s Cushy Footbed socks). You will not need a full ball of mohair lace yarn, leftovers will work nicely.

There is a hemmed top and a simple 2x2 rib pattern with a grafted toe. You can use a 3-needle bind off if you prefer, but Knitty has excellent grafting instructions. Best of all, you donโ€™t need to weave in all the mohair ends as they will felt in place as you wear the socks.

This pattern is not for commercial use.