The Leftover Sock by Tamara Gooderham

The Leftover Sock

June 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Extended Single Crochet
3.5 mm (E)
70 - 144 yards (64 - 132 m)
6-12 months, 1-3 years, 3-5 years
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This sock is perfect for the small amount of yarn left over after you’ve made a full size pair of socks. Give a pair of these cute socks to a little member of your family or donate to a worthy charity cause. I designed this small sock pattern for the “Crochet Sock Techniques” class that I taught at the Houston Fiber Fest on June 25 2017 to introduce my students to a number of sock techniques.

This simple toe-up seamless crochet sock is worked mainly in the round. Extended single crochet stitch is used to provide stretch with a single crochet standard wide toe and short row heel for strength since these areas get more wear. The ribbed cuff is made from alternating front post and double crochet stitches.

The pattern is written in US crochet terminology using Craft Yarn Council standards.

Materials required:
Any fingering / sock weight yarn with nylon (16g 70 yds (28g 122 yds, 33g 144 yds))
My samples are Inner Loop Dyeworks EaDo, fingering/sock weight (75% SW Merino, 25% Nylon; 231 yds per 50g skein) in Valentine and Electric Blue.
US size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to achieve gauge
2 split ring stitch markers (different colors work best)

I’ve recorded short clips on YouTube on the techniques used in this pattern. I hope they are helpful.