Spring Rain Socks by Natasha Kaitlin

Spring Rain Socks

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)
Flag of English English
This pattern is available for C$6.00 CAD
buy it now or visit pattern website

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 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

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.

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

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

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