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Free Knitting Pattern

Basic Socks

Lion Brand® Sock-EaseTM

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Pattern Number: 70739AD
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This basic sock pattern is a great first sock project.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
Adult Woman’s Medium (8 in. (20.5 cm) circumference), foot length is adjustable

CORRECTIONS: None

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MATERIALS QTY ALT QTY
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240-203 Sock-Ease Yarn: Red Hots 1  
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers 1  
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders 1  
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6) 1  
·Size 2 (2.75 mm) double-pointed needles (set of 5)

Color (A)
Sock-EaseTM

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Sock-EaseTM
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Marshmallow Root Beer Circus Peanut Grape Soda Lollipop Green Apple Snow Cone Toffee
 Rock Candy  Taffy  Red Hots  Lemon Drop  Cotton Candy  Sour Ball
Rock Candy Taffy Red Hots Lemon Drop Cotton Candy Sour Ball

Basic Socks
Lion Brand® Sock-EaseTM

GAUGE:

28 sts + 40 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k every stitch in the round; k on RS, p on WS when knitting back and forth). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

ssk (slip, slip, knit): Sl the next 2 sts as if to k, one at a time, to right needle. Insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and k them tog.

Grafting
Holding the 2 needles parallel with wrong sides of fabric together, thread a blunt needle with yarn end and work as follows: Insert needle as if to purl into the first stitch on front piece. Insert needle as if to knit into the first stitch on the back piece. Then follow steps 1-4 below.
1) Insert needle as if to knit through the first st on the front needle and let the st drop from the needle.
2) Insert needle into the second st on the front needle as if to purl and pull the yarn through, leaving the st on the needle.
3) Insert needle into the first st on the back needle as if to purl and let the st drop from the needle, then
4) Insert needle as if to knit through the second st on the back needle and pull the yarn through, leaving the st on the needle. Rep 1-4 until all sts have been grafted. When finished, adjust tension as necessary.

SOCK (make 2)
Leg

Loosely cast on 64 sts. Divide sts evenly onto 4 double pointed needles.
Place marker and join, being careful not to twist sts. Work in K1, p1 rib for 1 in. (2.5 cm).
Work in St st in the rnd until piece measures 6 in. (15 cm) from beg.
Place last 32 sts on a holder for instep.
Heel flap (worked back and forth on 32 heel sts only)
Row 1: Sl 1, k across.
Row 2: Sl 1, p across.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until heel flap measures 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm), end with a Row 2.
Turn Heel
Row 1: K 19, ssk, k 1, turn.
Row 2: Sl 1, p 7, p2tog, p 1, turn.
Row 3: Sl 1, k 8, ssk, k 1, turn.
Row 4: Sl 1, p 9, p2tog, p 1, turn.
Row 5: Sl 1, k 10, ssk, k 1, turn.
Row 6: Sl 1, p 11, p2tog, p 1, turn.
Continue in this way, working 1 more st between dec until all 32 sts have been worked, end with a WS row - 20 sts for heel.
Next Rnd: K across heel sts, with same needle, pick up and k 19 sts along heel flap, with 2nd needle work across 16 sts of instep, with 3rd needle, work across 16 sts of instep, with 4th needle pick up and k 19 sts along heel flap, k across 10 heel sts - 90 sts. Beg of rnd is at center of heel sts.
Shape Gusset
Rnd 1: Knit.
Rnd 2: K to last 3 sts on 1st needle, k2tog, k1; k across instep sts; on 4th needle, k1, ssk, k to end of rnd.
Rep Rnds 1 and 2 until 64 sts rem.
Foot
Work even in St st until foot measures 7 1/2 in. (19.3 cm), or 2 in. (5 cm) less than desired total length.
Shape Toe
Rnd 1: K to last 3 sts on 1st needle, k2tog, k1, on 2nd needle k1, ssk, k to last 3 sts on 3rd needle, ssk, k1, on 4th needle, k1, k2tog, k to end of rnd.
Rnd 2: Knit.
Rep Rnds 1 and 2 until 20 sts rem. Divide remaining sts onto 2 needles and graft toe together.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


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