Spring Rain Socks by Natasha Kaitlin

Spring Rain Socks

Knitting
May 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch worked in the round, after blocking
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
260 - 437 yards (238 - 400 m)
A (B, C), corresponding to a foot circumference of 6-7” (8-9”, 10-11”) | 15-18cm (20-23cm, 25-28cm)
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Spring Rain Socks Pattern

The Spring Rain Socks pattern was inspired by the rainy spring days that shower the plants with water, helping them bloom into beautiful flowers. I love the way the forest smells right after a big rain and I enjoy finding all the new sprouting buds along my walks.

Yarn
Yarn support for this design was generously provided by Colleen of Little Lionhead Knits.

Sock/Fingering weight:

  • MC: 50-80g|200 - 320m |218 - 350yd
  • CC: 10-20g|40 - 80m |43 - 87yd

Sample used:
Sweet Scent of Rain Sock Set:
85% SW Merino, 15% Nylon, 100g & 20g |400m & 80m |437yd & 87yd

Construction
This pattern is a cuff-down sock with a heel flap and gusset. The pattern is written for 9” | 23cm circular needles but can be adjusted to use magic loop or double pointed needles.

Gauge
36 sts by 48 rounds per 4x4” | 10x10cm in stockinette stitch, worked in the round, after blocking.

Materials
US 1 | 2.25mm – 9” | 23cm circular needle
US 1 | 2.25mm – 32” | 80cm circular needle
US 2 | 2.5mm – 9” | 23cm circular needle
Cable needle
Stitch markers (3)
Tapestry needle

Size
Three sizes: A (B, C), corresponding to a foot circumference of 6-7” (8-9”, 10-11”) | 15-18cm (20-23cm, 25-28cm) with 1-2” |2.5-5cm negative ease. Cuff, Leg, and foot length are customizable, however adding length will increase yardage required.

Sample shown is a Size A: US 6.5 shoe size with 8” | 20cm in foot length and 8” | 20cm in foot circumference.

If you have any questions about the pattern, please contact me at northernknitsandpurl@gmail.com