Switchback Socks by The Chilly Dog

Switchback Socks

Knitting
July 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
220 - 350 yards (201 - 320 m)
Women's XS (S, M, L), sock circumference 7 1/2 (8, 8 1/2, 9) inches, sock length 9 (9 1/2, 10, 10 1/2) inches
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This pattern is available from shop.thechillydog.com for $6.00.

This pattern is available as an in-store Ravelry download at participating local yarn shops.

These shortie, or ankle, socks are worked from the top down with a band heel and rounded wedge toe. The socks feature a zigzag pattern down one side of the foot and the socks are mirror images of each other.

The pattern is written in needle neutral terms and can be worked on dpns or with the magic loop method on long circular needles.

Required Skills: basic knit and purl stitches, repetitive stitch patterns, knitting in the round
Skill Level: 3 - Intermediate
Yarn Weight: 1 - Super Fine
Recommended Yarn: Skacel CoBaSi by HiKoo (shown in color 101 Seafoam)
Recommended Needle Size: US size 2 (2.75 mm) dpns or circular needles
Finished Measurements: Women’s XS (S, M, L)

Foot Circumference - 7 1/2 (8, 8 1/2, 9) inches
Foot Length - 9 (9 1/2, 10, 11) inches

Pattern Length: 6 pages

Video tutorials for this pattern are available in the Switchback Socks playlist on my YouTube Channel. Topics include: