Bandoneon Tango Socks by Jocelyn Peters

Bandoneon Tango Socks

April 2022
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
200 - 460 yards (183 - 421 m)
Toddler (Child, Adult S, M, L)
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Difficulty Advanced Beginner

Description The perfect socks for a tango!! These have an optional ruffled or ribbed cuff. Knit top down with a heel flap and gusset. Colorful bands, like an accordion, these are SUCH a fun and summery knit! Sizes toddler through adult.

Click here to listen to a Spotify playlist of the music that inspired the socks and kits!


Main Color (MC)

1 skein - lolodidit’s Sparkle Sock

fingering weight 438 yards/100g

Contrast Colors

4 skeins of lolodidit’s Lil Lolo’s Loriginal

fingering weight 124 yards/28g

Toddler Size will require no more than 3 CCs.

Alternatively, you can use any of these popular yarn bases from lolodidit: Loriginal, Everyday Sock, Plush Sock, BFL Tweed, and more!

Sample Colorways: “Naked” (MC) + “Rivendell” + “Bubblicious” + “Blazing 7’s” + “Oow! I Feel Good”

Yarn quantities will vary if your gauge differs from the pattern gauge.

The pattern includes written instructions and video tutorials.


Measurements are for the circumference of foot, measured at the widest point.

Toddler (Child, Adult S, M, L)

Finished size: 5” (6”, 7”, 8”, 9”) / 13cm (15cm, 18cm, 20cm, 23cm)

Toddler/Child: Finished size should fit with no ease.

Adult: Finished size should fit with 0.5” to 1” negative ease.


8 sts + 12 rows / 1” (2.5cm) in stockinette

Gauge is not blocked.

Needle size listed is a suggestion. Please use a needle size that allows you to match the gauge.


32” (81cm) circular needle, US Size 1 (2.25mm)

OR a set of 5 double pointed needles, US Size 1 (2.25mm)

OR 9” (23cm) circular needle, US Size 1 (2.25mm)

(PLUS 32” circular OR dpns for toe)

Tape Measure

Darning Needle

Stitch Markers

Sample Colorways

“Naked” (MC) + “Rivendell” + “Bubblicious” + “Blazing 7’s” + “Oow! I Feel Good”