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Ribbed Socks for Kids by Susan B. Anderson
Knitting
Feet / LegsSocksMid-calf
Owen
4/5
Needles & yarn
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
Ocean Park Yarns Classic Sock
1 skein = 460.0 yards (420.6 meters), 100 grams
Etsy Made in Canada
September 26, 2015
Notes

My kid saw this yarn at a craft fair, and begged me to buy it to make him socks. I’ve been wanting an excuse to make socks, and his tiny feet are a great motivator. So I got the super-bright yarn, and off I go.

I’m using 2.5mm needles instead of the 2.75 the pattern calls for, in part because my kid’s feet are skinny. Narrow narrow narrow. Also, I prefer a denser sock for durability.

Also for the narrow factor, I’m doing 2x2 ribbing for the cuff rather than the 3x1 called for, because I want these puppies to stay up on his skinny legs if at all possible. (The pattern calls for the same number of cast-on stitches for all sizes, so I’m comfortable snugging things up for the smallest size.)

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by Ocean Park Yarns
Light Fingering
75% Merino, 25% Nylon
460 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: September 28, 2015
  • Updated: November 14, 2017