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Stretch Baby Socks

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These ribbed socks for baby are stretchy enough to stay up all day when knit in Patons Stretch Socks.

3 mos
To fit.
6 mos
To fit.
12 mos
To fit.
18 mos
To fit.
2 yrs
To fit.
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The materials for this project cost $11.09

Step 1:

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Size:

  • 3 mos
  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
  • 18 mos
  • 2 yrs

To fit.

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Stretch Socks | Caramel Cream Stripes, 31014Edit Color
$7.29

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 3/3.25mm
$3.80
The materials for this project cost $11.09

Abbreviations

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P2tog = purl two stitches together

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

Sl1P = Slip next stitch purlwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

3 mos To fit.
6 mos To fit.
12 mos To fit.
18 mos To fit.
2 yrs To fit.

MATERIALS

Socks
Stretch Socks (50 g/1.75 oz;218 m/239 yds)
Sizes3 mos6 mos12 mos18 mos2 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Caramel Cream Stripes (31014)
11111
Set of four size 3.25 mm (U.S. 3) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

28 sts and 36 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger size the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.
Socks
Cast on 28 (32-36-40) sts loosely. Divide over 3 needles; 9/10/9 (11/10/11-12/12/12-13/14/13) sts. Join for working in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd until work from beg measures 2½ (3-3½-4)" [6 (7.5- 9-10) cm].
Next rnd: Knit.
Divide for heel: Knit 5 (5-6-7) sts off 1st needle onto end of 3rd needle. 14 (16-18-20) sts for heel. Divide rem 14 (16-18-20) sts over 2 needles and leave for instep.
Next row: (WS). *Sl1P. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Next row: Sl1P. Knit to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows until heel measures 1 (1-1-)” [2.5 (2.5 2.5-3) cm] ending with a WS row.
Shape heel: 1st row: Sl1P. K6 (8-8-10). K2tog. K1. Turn.
2nd row: Sl1P. P2 (4-2-4). P2tog. P1. Turn.
3rd row: Sl1P. K3 (5-3-5). K2tog. K1. Turn.
4th row: Sl1P. P4 (6-4-6). P2tog. P1. Turn.
5th row: Sl1P. K5 (7-5-7). K2tog. K1. Turn.
6th row: Sl1P. P6 (8-6-8). P2tog. P0 (0-1-1). Turn. 8(10-12-14) sts

Sizes 12 and 18/24 mos only: 7th row: Sl1P. K(7-9). K2tog. K1. Turn.

8th row: Sl1P. P(8 -10). P2tog. (10-12) sts.

All sizes: Next row: Knit.
Shape Instep: (RS). Pick up and knit 8 (8-10-10) sts along left side of Heel. With second needle, knit across 14 (16-18-20) sts for instep. With third needle, pick up and knit 8 (8-10-10) sts along right side of Heel.
Knit first 4 (5-5-6) sts from heel onto end of third needle. Slip rem 4 (5- 5-6) sts from Heel onto beg of first needle. 38 (42-48-52) sts are now divided as 12 (13-15-16) sts on 1st needle, 14 (16-18-20) sts on 2nd needle and 12 (13-15-16) sts on 3rd needle.
1st rnd: 1st needle: Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2. 2nd needle: Knit. 3rd needle: K2. ssk. Knit to end of needle.
2nd rnd: Knit.
Rep last 2 rnds until there are 28 (32-36-40) sts divided as 7 (8-9-10) sts on 1st needle, 14 (16-18-20) sts on 2nd needle and 7 (8-9-10) sts on 3rd needle.
Cont even until foot from picked up sts at Heel measures 1½ (2-2½-3)" [4 (5-6-7.5) cm].
Shape toe: 1st rnd: 1st needle: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd needle: K1. ssk. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 3rd needle: K1. ssk. Knit to end of needle.
2nd rnd: Knit.
Rep last 2 rnds until there are 12 (12-12-16) sts. Knit sts of 1st needle onto end of 3rd needle. Break yarn, leaving an end 8” [20.5 cm] long.
Graft 2 sets of 6 (6-6-8) sts tog.