How to crochet socks

Sock making is not just for knitters! We've teamed up with designer Kate Eastwood to show you how to crochet socks!

As with knitting, there are several ways to crochet socks, cuff down, toe up, with lace stitches, striped, or plain - there are lots of fabulous patterns out there for you to try, but we are starting off with a basic sock pattern written by Cobbler's Cabin. There are two patterns - My First Crochet Socks, which is for baby and child sizes, and Hooked on Socks for teen and adult sizes.

Kate uses these patterns to show you how to crochet a sock from the toe up in five easy-to-follow videos! She uses Paintbox Yarns Socks yarn, which is available in 32 fabulous shades!

Kate is using the smaller sized pattern, My First Crochet Socks, so remember you will need to follow the size pattern you have chosen for exact stitch and row counts!

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Well done - you did it! Now that you have the sock crocheting bug, let's get you making some more delightful patterns. We've gathered together some of the best sock patterns to crochet for the men in your life (hello Father's Day gifts!), and the little ones! Plus plenty of women's sock patterns to sink your crochet hooks into. And guess what? 6 of these patterns are FREE - yippee!

Crochet sock patterns for women

  • Basic Socks in Bernat Sox - Downloadable PDF

    Basic Socks in Bernat Sox - Downloadable PDF

    Downloadable PDF

  • Cozy Cabin Ankle Socks

    Cozy Cabin Ankle Socks

    Downloadable PDF

  • Crochet Yoga Socks in Plymouth Yarn Sakkie - F643

    Crochet Yoga Socks in Plymouth Yarn Sakkie - F643

    Downloadable PDF

  • Segue Socks

    Segue Socks

    Downloadable PDF

  • Crochet Yeah!

    Crochet Yeah!

    Downloadable PDF

  • Lounge Around Socks

    Lounge Around Socks

    Downloadable PDF

Crochet sock patterns for men

  • Top Down Socks

    Top Down Socks

    Downloadable PDF

  • Greenland socks

    Greenland socks

    Downloadable PDF

  • Workman's sock

    Workman's sock

    Downloadable PDF

  • Bûcheron Socks

    Bûcheron Socks

    Downloadable PDF

  • Scrunchy, Slouchy Slipper Socks in Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick - 915

    Scrunchy, Slouchy Slipper Socks in Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick - 915

    Downloadable PDF

  • Man Socks

    Man Socks

    Downloadable PDF

Crochet sock patterns for children and babies

  • Sew Simple Baby Socks

    Sew Simple Baby Socks

    Downloadable PDF

  • Bow Booties - Crochet Baby Booties/ Shoes

    Bow Booties - Crochet Baby Booties/ Shoes

    Downloadable PDF

  • Two Tone Baby Socks

    Two Tone Baby Socks

    Downloadable PDF

  • Lucy’s Socks in Red Heart Baby - LW3962EN - Downloadable PDF

    Lucy’s Socks in Red Heart Baby - LW3962EN - Downloadable PDF

    Downloadable PDF

  • Child's Cable Socks

    Child's Cable Socks

    Downloadable PDF

  • Simple Crochet Baby Booties/Shoes

    Simple Crochet Baby Booties/Shoes

    Downloadable PDF