Mom's Ankle Socks

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Mom's Ankle Socks

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These striped ankle socks are great for casual daily wear. Available in sizes S-XL (9-11 inch finished foot length).

Sizes

Small
9 ins [23 cm]
Medium
9.5 ins [24 cm]
Large
10.5 ins [26.5 cm]
X-Large
11 ins [28 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $7.98

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • X-Large
Finished foot length
9 ins [23 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Handicrafter Cotton | White, 00001Edit Color
$3.98

Contrast A

Handicrafter Cotton | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 7/4.5mm
$4.00
The materials for this project cost $7.98

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

P2tog = purl two stitches together

pat = pattern

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished foot length
Small 9 ins [23 cm]
Medium 9.5 ins [24 cm]
Large 10.5 ins [26.5 cm]
X-Large 11 ins [28 cm]

MATERIALS

Bernat Handicrafter Cotton (50 g/1.75 oz;73 m/80 yds)
SizesSmallMediumLargeX-Large 
Main Color (MC)
White (00001)
2222
Contrast A
()
2222
Set of four size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

19 sts and 25 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Stripe Pat
With A, knit 2 rnds.
With MC, knit 2 rnds.
These 4 rnds form Stripe pat.
With MC, cast on 40 (40-44-44) sts loosely. Divide into 13 (13-14-14) sts onto 1st and 2nd needles and 14 (14-16-16) sts onto 3rd needle. Join in rnd.
Mark first st with contrast thread.
Knit 3 rnds.
Make heel: Slip first 10 (10-11-11) sts from first needle and last 10 (10-11-11) sts from 3rd needle onto one needle for heel having contrast marker in center. Leave 20 (20-22-22) sts on 2 needles for instep. Break yarn.
With WS of work facing, rejoin A to 20 (20-22-22) heel sts and work back and forth as follows:
1st row: (WS). Sl1. Purl to end of row.
2nd row: *Sl1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows until heel measures 2 (2--) ins [5 (5-6-6)cm], ending with a 1st row.
Shape heel: 1st row: P13 (13-14-14). P2tog. P1. Turn.
2nd row: Sl1. K7. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
3rd row: Sl1. P8. P2tog. P1. Turn.
4th row: Sl1. K9. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
5th row: Sl1. P10. P2tog. P1. Turn.
6th row: Sl1. K11. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn. 14 (14-16-16) sts.
Sizes L and XL only: 7th row: Sl1. P12. P2tog. Turn.
8th row: Sl1. K12. Sl1. K1. psso. 14 sts.
All sizes: With RS of work facing, pick up and knit 10 (10-11-12) sts along side of left heel. With 2nd needle K20 (20-22-22) from instep. With 3rd needle pick up and knit 10 (10-11-12) sts along side of right heel. Knit first 7 sts from heel onto end of 3rd needle. Slip rem 7 sts from heel onto beg of 1st needle. 54 (54-58-60) sts are now divided: 17 (17-18-19) sts on 1st needle, 20 (20-22-22) sts on 2nd needle and 17 (17-18-19) sts on 3rd needle.
Work in Stripe Pat as follows:
1st rnd: 1st needle: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd needle: Knit. 3rd needle: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of needle.
2nd rnd: Knit.
Rep last 2 rnds to 40 (40-44-44) sts divided as 10 (10-11-11) sts on 1st needle, 20 (20-22-22) sts on 2nd needle and 10 (10-11-11) sts on 3rd needle.
Cont even in Stripe Pat until foot from picked up sts at heel measures (-7-) ins [16 (17-18-19) 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 4 (4-5-5) times more. 20 sts.
Knit sts from 1st needle onto 3rd needle. Graft 2 sets of 10 sts tog for toe.