Stretch Baby Socks
Stretch Baby Socks
These ribbed socks for baby are stretchy enough to stay up all day when knit in Patons Stretch Socks.
Step 1:Select your options
- 3 mos
- 6 mos
- 12 mos
- 18 mos
- 2 yrs
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.
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
|3 mos||To fit.|
|6 mos||To fit.|
|12 mos||To fit.|
|18 mos||To fit.|
|2 yrs||To fit.|
|Sizes||3 mos||6 mos||12 mos||18 mos||2 yrs|
|Main Color (MC)
Caramel Cream Stripes (31014)
|Set of four size 3.25 mm (U.S. 3) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.|
28 sts and 36 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stocking st.
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.
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 (1-1-1¼)” [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 (0-1-110-12-14) 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.