Lace Ankle Socks

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Lace Ankle Socks

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Pretty lacy ankle socks are the perfect pattern for summer, a quick and easy knit. To fit lady’s shoe sizes 5-10. Shown in Patons Stretch Socks 31013 (Taffy). Set of four size 2.75 mm (U.S. 2) doublepointed knitting needles.

Sizes

5/6
9 ins [ 23 cm ]
7/8
9½ ins [ 24 cm ]
9/10
10½ ins [ 26.5 cm ]
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The materials for this project cost $22.49

Step 1:

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Size:

  • 5/6
  • 7/8
  • 9/10
To fit ladies shoe
9 ins [ 23 cm ]

Step 2:

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Color Info

Stretch Socks | Taffy, 31013 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$7.29

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 2/2.75mm
$15.20
The materials for this project cost $22.49

Abbreviations

K = knit

P2tog = purl two stitches together

psso = pass slipped stitch over

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit ladies shoe
5/6 9 ins [ 23 cm ]
7/8 9½ ins [ 24 cm ]
9/10 10½ ins [ 26.5 cm ]

MATERIALS

Patons Stretch Socks (50 g/1.75 oz;218 m/239 yds)
Sizes5/67/89/10 

Taffy ()
122
Set of four size 2.75 mm (U.S. 2) doublepointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

 32 sts and 40 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS


The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).

Cast on 64 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles (20, 22, 22). Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
Work 1½ ins [4 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing dec 4 sts evenly around last rnd. 60 sts are now divided as 20 sts on each needle.
1st rnd: Knit.
2nd rnd: *K3. yfwd. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yfwd. Rep from * to end of rnd.
3rd rnd: Knit.
4th rnd: *yfwd. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yfwd. K3. Rep from * to end of rnd.
Last 4 rnds form Lace Pat.

Rearrange sts as follows: Slip last 5 sts from 1st needle onto beg of 2nd needle. Slip first 5 sts from beg of 3rd needle onto end of 2nd needle. There are now 30 sts on 2nd needle for heel. Divide rem 30 sts onto 2 needles and leave for instep.

Make heel: Proceed as follows: 1st row: (WS). P14. P2tog. P14. 29 sts.
2nd row: (RS). *Sl1P. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
3rd row: Sl1P. Purl to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows until heel measures 2½ ins [6 cm], ending on 2nd row.

Shape heel: 1st row: Sl1P. P15. P2tog. P1. Turn.
2nd row: Sl1P. K3. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
3rd row: Sl1P. P4. P2tog. P1. Turn.
4th row: Sl1P. K5. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
5th row: Sl1P. P6. P2tog. P1. Turn.
6th row: Sl1P. K7. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
7th row: Sl1P. P8. P2tog. P1. Turn.
8th row: Sl1P. K9. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
9th row: Sl1P. P10. P2tog. P1. Turn.
10th row: Sl1P. K11. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
11th row: Sl1P. P12. P2tog. P1. Turn.
12th row: Sl1P. K13. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
13th row: Sl1P. P14. P2tog.
14th row: Sl1P. K14. Sl1. K1. psso. 16 sts.

Shape instep: With RS of work facing and 1st needle, pick up and knit 13 sts along left side of heel. With 2nd needle, work in Lace Pat across 30 sts. With 3rd needle, pick up and knit 13 sts along right side of heel. Knit first 8 sts from heel onto end of 3rd needle. Slip rem 8 sts from heel onto beg of 1st needle. 72 sts are now divided as 21 sts on 1st needle, 30 sts on second needle and 21 sts on 3rd needle.

1st rnd: 1st needle: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd needle: Work in Lace Pat. 3rd needle: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of needle.
2nd rnd: 1st needle: Knit. 2nd needle: Work in Lace Pat. 3rd needle: Knit.
Rep last 2 rnds until there are 60 sts divided as 15 sts on 1st needle, 30 sts on 2nd needle and 15 sts on 3rd needle.

Cont even until foot from picked up sts at heel measures 4½ (-6) ins [11.5 (14-15) cm].

Shape toe: 1st rnd: 1st needle: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd needle: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 3rd needle: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of needle.
2nd rnd: Knit.
Rep last 2 rnds until there are 20 sts divided as 5 sts on 1st needle, 10 sts on 2nd needle and 5 sts on 3rd needle. Divide sts evenly onto 2 needles. Graft 2 sets of 10 sts tog for toe.