Sugar Icing Socks by Sandra Paul

Sugar Icing Socks

December 2020
Light Fingering ?
7 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
in Sugar Icing Pattern
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
400 - 425 yards (366 - 389 m)
Small, Medium, Large
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A simple and easy to remember lace repeat that mimics lines of beautiful piped icing for a decorative touch to these socks which are worked from the cuff down.

Skill Level
Basic stitches used throughout, with standard decreases. Previous experience making socks may be useful.

Yarn Suggestion
100g of 4ply/fingering/sock weight yarn of your choice
I recommend a blend with at least 20% nylon or silk.

I used
Cuffed/Pale Pink Heel and Toes
Norah George Super Sock Set in ‘Never getting back together”
100g, 425m/465yds light fingering, 75% merino/25% nylon

Cuffless/Solid Pink
Plant & Stella Yui Fingering in ‘Rosé’
100g, 400m/425y fingering, 80%merino/20% nylon

2.5mm circular needle (min 80cm recommended for magic loop)

Yarn needle

7 stitches by 12 rows over 2.5cm (1”) in sugar icing pattern

Small: 17.5 cm (7”), Medium: 20 cm (8”), Large: 22.5 cm (9”)

Pattern Includes:

  • A full written pattern with clear instructions
  • Stitch abbreviations
  • Knitting chart for stitch pattern
  • Photos
  • Links to other helpful tutorials

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