Slippin' Knit Socks by Jennifer Beaulieu

Slippin' Knit Socks

July 2022
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 46 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 1 - 2.25 mm
270 - 437 yards (247 - 400 m)
56, 64, and 72 stitches
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I wanted to create a pair of striped socks where there was no color jog when you change colors. These socks make that happen, while the slipped stitch pattern lets both colors shine. Since these socks mirror each other, you will need to knit both a right sock and a left sock. I recommend knitting the right sock first, as learning the pattern is slightly more intuitive this way.

Directions are included for socks with both a standard length leg as well as shortie socks.

A video tutorial is included to show the effortless and invisible color changes while striping your two yarns together.

Sizes: S (M, L) to fit foot circumferences 7 (8, 9)” or about 18 (20, 23) cm

MC: 50g (219 yds / 212 m) of fingering weight yarn
CCs: 50g (219 yds / 212 m) of fingering weight yarn

Needles: US size 1 / 2.25mm

Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle

Gauge: 34 stitches and 46 rows to 4”
(10cm) worked in stockinette stitch in the
round, unblocked.

Tester #1: Standard length, size M - used 34g MC, 28g CC total - or about 271 yards - 9 inch foot length

Tester #2: 2 repeats of chart on leg (taller than standard length), size L - used 108g total - or about 425 yards - 11.5 inches tall, cuff to heel - 9.75 inches foot length, heel to toe

Tester #3: Standard length, size M - used 40g MC, 28g CC total

Tester #4: Shortie, size M - used 32g MC, 23g CC total - 9.5 inch foot length