Dancing Butterfly Socks by Cynthia Levy

Dancing Butterfly Socks

May 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette, on larger needles, unblocked
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
340 yards (311 m)
Adult S (L)
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These cheerful, ankle-length socks feature flirty butterflies dancing among garter ridges. Slipped stitches are used to place loose strands on the front that are later caught up to form each adorable butterfly.

Sample shown is size Small on a Woman’s US 8 foot. Yarn is Vidalana Delight Sport, colorway Strawberries.

Skill Level

Finished Size
Small (Large)
Cuff Circumference: 9 (10)“ / 23 (25.5) cm
Leg Length: 7” (18 cm)
Foot Length (adjustable): 8.5” / 21.5 cm

tapestry needle

This pattern was originally distributed as part of the May 2019 Sock Knitcrate Subscription. You can find more about this here!
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The Ravelry download of this pattern includes two additional cuff options, featuring the “butterfly wings” from the Knitcrate version, plus “butterfly fans” and “butterfly bows”.