We've Got Chemistry Socks by Emma Kerian

We've Got Chemistry Socks

July 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
320 - 370 yards (293 - 338 m)
Adult Small (7”), Adult Medium (8”), Adult Large (9”)
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Embrace your inner chemist with these test tube socks! These stranded socks are knit cuff down with an option for using either two or three colors. Instructions for an afterthought heel are provided in the pattern, but you could easily substitute your favorite heel.


• Circumference: Adult Small (7”), Adult Medium (8”), Adult Large (9”)
• Length: Custom (you will need to know your desired sock length)
• Smaller needles: One set of five DPNs in US size 1 (2.25 mm) or size to obtain gauge
• Larger needles: One set of five DPNs in US size 1.5 (2.50 mm)

Gauge: 8 stitches per 1” in Stockinette stitch using smaller needles. Vertical gauge is not critical

Yarn: Suggested yarn: Allison Barnes Yarn- Basic Sock

Yardage below is for one pair of Adult Medium socks with a length of 10” using the three color option. You may need more/less for larger/smaller socks

• Dark Blue (Main color, MC) - 200 yards (Colorway- “I Feel Fine”)
• Grey (Contrasting color 1, CC1) - 110 yards (Colorway- “Silver Grey”)
• Neon Green (Contrasting color 2, CC2) - 30 yards (Colorway- “Chartreuse”)
• Waste yarn (18”) in a different contrasting color for heel placement