Simple Top Down Socks by Ellie Jones

Simple Top Down Socks

Knitting
June 2018
Light Fingering ?
9 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in Stocking stitch in the round
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
262 - 383 yards (240 - 350 m)
48, 56, 60, 64, 68 and 72 stitch sock sizes available
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This pattern is my favourite way of knitting socks. The 2 x 2 rib is nice and stretchy and so comfy. The heel flap and gusset allows for a high arch and therefore a more comfortable fit. I have written the pattern in a number of stitch counts so you can find the pattern that is right for you.

I have also made instructional videos on my YouTube channel of how to make the sock. You can find these videos here:

Part 1: Cast on, cuff and leg
https://youtu.be/iH7clgmyBX0

Part 2: Heel Turn, heel flap and foot decreases
https://youtu.be/92SGVssYy_Q

Part 3: Toe decreases and Kitchener stitch
https://youtu.be/0Cy0pm3150Y