Whirlsie's Vanilla Socks by Leeana Gardiner
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Whirlsie's Vanilla Socks

Knitting
March 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 26 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
273 - 437 yards (250 - 400 m)
medium, large, extra-large
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Want to try making your own socks? This vanilla sock pattern will help you on your way! Broken down into ‘pieces’ this pattern will help guide you on your way. A step by step approach to the anatomy of a sock, focusing on one piece of the puzzle at a time.

Knit top-down with a heel flap, this pattern is an easy way to start making socks for yourself and for others.

This pattern was initially designed to help teach others to knit their own socks using the magic loop method.

Tutorial video links are included in the pattern.

Sizing
To fit:
M - 20.5cm or 8” foot circumference
L - 21.5cm or 8.5” foot circumference
XL - 23cm or 9” foot circumference
 
Materials
Yarn: Fingering weight sock yarn (4 ply)
Approximate yardage: 274-366m or 300-400yds
 
Needle Size
2.5mm or US 2 circular knitting needles or size required to get the correct gauge

Gauge
16 stitches and 26 rounds to 5cm or 2” in stockinette

Skill Level
Advanced beginner - you will need to know how to knit, purl, decrease, work short rows work in the round and pick up stitches

A special thank you to my wonderful testers DebsKnits, chickennanna, faylie and ankev.