Child's Pretty Ruffles Socks
Step 1:Select your options
- 2-4 yrs
- 4-8 yrs
6 ins [15 cm]
Step 2:Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer
K = knit
k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.
P = purl
P2tog = purl two stitches together
pat = pattern
psso = pass slipped stitch over
Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
Details & Instructions
|Finished Foot Length:|
|2-4 yrs||6 ins [15 cm]|
|4-8 yrs||7½ ins [19 cm]|
|Sizes||2-4 yrs||4-8 yrs|
|Main Color (MC)
|Pair of size 2¾ mm (U.S. 2) and 3¾ (U. S. 5) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.|
32 sts and 44 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with smaller needles in stocking st.
The instructions arewritten for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger size the instructions will be written thus ( ).
With A, work 2 rows in stocking st.
With MC, work 6 rows in stocking st.
With larger needles and MC, cast on 82 (92) sts.
1st row: (WS). K1. (yfwd) twice. *K5. Slip 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th sts over first st. (yfwd) twice. Rep from * to last 6 sts. K5. Slip 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th sts over first st. K1. 50 (56) sts.
Change to smaller needles and proceed as follows:
Next row: K2. *(KB1) twice. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Knit 2 rows, dec 2 sts evenly across last row. 48 (54) sts.
Leave all sts on a spare needle.
With A and smaller needles, cast on 47 (53) sts loosely.
1st row: (RS). K1. *P1. K1.
2nd row: P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows twice more, inc 1 st at center of last row. 48 (54) sts.
Joining row: Align needle with Ruffle and needle with ribbing, laying WS of Ruffle on RS of ribbing.
Proceed as follows:With smaller needle and MC, *knit 1 st from Ruffle needle and 1 st from ribbing needle tog. Rep from * to end of row. 48 (54) sts.
Proceed in Stripe Pat until work from beg measures 2 (2½) ins [5 (6) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Place a marker at each end of last row.
Make Instep: Next row: (RS). K36 (40). Turn.
Next row: P25 (27). Leave rem 23 (27) sts on a spare needle for heel.
Cont even in Stripe Pat until foot from marked row measures 3 (4) ins [7.5 (10) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
**Shape toe: 1st row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
2nd row: Work even in pat.
Rep last 2 rows to 9 (11) sts. Break yarn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.**
With RS of work facing, join MC to 23 (27) heel sts (having back seam at center) and proceed as follows:
Make Heel: 1st row: *K1. Sl1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
2nd row: K1. Purl to last st. K1.
Rep these 2 rows for 1¾ (2) ins [4.5 (5) cm], ending with 1st row.
Shape Heel: 1st row: P12 (14). P2tog. P1. Turn.
2nd row: K3. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
3rd row: P4. P2tog. P1. Turn.
4th row: K5. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
5th row: P6. P2tog. P1. Turn.
6th row: K7. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
7th row: P8. P2tog. P1. Turn.
8th row: K9. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
9th row: P10. P2tog. P1. Turn.
10th row: K11. Sl1. K1. psso. K1.
Turn. 13 (17) sts.
Size 6-8 yrs only: 11th row: P12. P2tog. P1. Turn.
12th row: K13. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. 13 sts.
13th row: P13. P2tog. Turn.
14th row: K12. Sl1. K1. psso. 13 sts. Break yarn.
Both Sizes: Next row: (RS). With MC, pick up and knit 11 (13) sts along left side of heel. K13. Pick up and knit 11 (13) sts along right side of heel. Turn. 35 (39) sts.
Next row: Purl.
Cont in Stripe Pat, proceed as follows:
Shape instep: 1st row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows until 25 (27) sts rem.
Cont even in Stripe Pat until instep measures same length as foot to beg of toe shaping, ending with knit row.
Work from ** to **.
Graft 2 sets of 9 (11) sts tog. Sew foot and leg seams. Sew Ruffle seam at center back.