Pretty Little Things ~ Socks by Jenjoyce Design

Pretty Little Things ~ Socks

Knitting
October 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 11 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
130 - 400 yards (119 - 366 m)
Small Child - Adult (sock circumference
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“Pretty Little Things” have a knitted-in cuff extending from the sock into a wide folded hem, hugging your ankles and keeping them toasty warm from two finely knit stockinette layers. A picot edge trim & simplest of color stranded motifs adorn, yet the back of the stranding work stays hidden inside the layers. Old-fashioned & modestly pretty, with timeless feminine charm. Classic construction, knit on two circular needles, top-down, using provisional cast-on, and worked entirely in stockinette stitch. Two colors & five sizes.

Appropriate for sock knitters who have knit conventional socks but are ready for a challenge, as there is a lot of instruction in this pattern, oriented to 2-circular needle method.

Most recent update: March 4, 2017 If you are working from a pdf which is dated earlier, you have an out-dated pattern.

Corresponding finished sock circumference: 5”(6”,7”,8”,9”)
To fit approximate sizes 2-4 years (4-8 years, 8 years or wm’s XS/S, wm’s M/L, wm’s L/XL)

Yarn: You’ll need approximately 126 (184, 245, 330, 400) yards of fingering weight sock yarn in Main Color, and approximately 4 (5, 6, 7, 8) yards of Contrast Color.

Needles: US 2 - 2.75 mm circular needles, or size to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 8 stitches & 11 rounds = 1 inch.

Please see my tutorial on 3-in-1 swatching to get a thorough & more exact stitch-gauge swatch.

Skills: Provisional cast-on, knitting in-the-round, 2-needle sock knitting, knitted-in folded hem, decreasing, 2-color stranding. Specific skills are well explained in key at the end of instruction.

Pattern last updated May 11, 2015


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