Rainbow Connection Socks by Crazy Sock Lady Designs

Rainbow Connection Socks

April 2020
Light Fingering ?
8 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
380 - 400 yards (347 - 366 m)
Small (Medium, Large)
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Rainbow Connection is a perfect pattern for using self striping yarns or bits of leftovers! You will use a solid/tonal for Color A, and then for Color B you can go as crazy as you want! Use a self striping and let the magic of it do the work for you, or grab some left over bits of yarn and switch it up as often as you want. Have fun with this one and let the different colors brighten up your day!

Tutorials included in the pattern:

  • 1 stitch tutorial
  • German Twisted Cast On
  • Kitchener - for the toe

Pattern has been test knit, both versions. Pattern is written for a cuff down sock with instructions for a heel flap and gusset.

Supplies List
Yarn: Version #1 (Black with Neon Self Striping 1st picture): Kit from Desert Vista Dyeworks on her Viso Fingering Weight Base, 100 grams/462 yards.

Breakdown of yarn:
Color A (Black): 50 grams/ 231 yards.
Color B (self-striping): 50 grams/231 yards. See notes section in pattern for more info on yarn used.

Version #2 (Grey with various colors 2nd picture): Using various fingering weight scrap yarns.

Breakdown of yarn:
Color A (Grey): 50 grams/462 yards.
Color B: I used 11 different scraps, about 30 grams total for my size. See notes section in pattern for more info on yarn used.

Needles: US 1/2.25mm – Your choice: DPNs, Magic Loop using a 32” cable, 9” Circular. Pattern is not written for a specific way of working in the round.I

Notions: Stitch marker
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Gauge: Approx 8 sts per inch in stockinette.