Ribbon Socks by Svetlana Kochkina

Ribbon Socks

August 2017
Light Fingering ?
28 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
3.0 mm
437 - 459 yards (400 - 420 m)
European sizes 36-42 (23-26.5 cm foot length)
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This pattern is available from misskochkina.etsy.com for $4.20.

The pattern contains step-by-step photos of work progress, video tutorials and diagrams. Please note, that subtitles in the videos are provided in Russian language only.

Skill level: Easy.


• 100 gr of sock yarn* with 420 m in 100 gr (75% wool, 25% polyamide or nylon) or similar,
• crochet hook 3 mm (or another hook size to obtain gauge)
• stitch markers, tapestry needle, scissors.

Yarn substitution: Alize Superwash, Schachenmayr Regia, Dream Team Sock Dream, Lana Grossa Meilenweit, Drops Fabel, Zitron Trekking sport, etc.


To make the socks the following crochet skills are required:
• Chain (ch)
• Single crochet (sc)

Video tutorials for:
• Short and extended rows
• 4 out of 2 stitches increase (inc-2/4)
• 2 out of 4 stitches decrease (decr-4/2) and other


The pattern provides calculation and description of work for a pair of socks to fit the feet of an adult - size range 36-42 (23-26.5 cm foot length).

Thanks to peculiar crochet technique of “horizontal ribbing” the socks will be elastic, but when stretched they still do not lose their original shape. Ergonomic design of the socks guarantees the perfect fit.
Each sock is made in one piece using turning rows, starting from the side. You shall gradually work on the heel without breaking thread. At the end you will joint the starting and the final rows using the crochet hook.