This simple shortie sock recipe will quickly become a go-to for the everyday knitter that wants handmade socks but can’t devote weeks to making them. This simple afterthought sock is the perfect recipe for a quick custom-fit pair that you can make in an afternoon. Utilizing a pre knit sock tube will also save hours!
SKILLS USEDKnitting in-the-round Kitchener Stitch Decreases Picking up Stitches
FINISHED MEASUREMENTSMade to measure
MATERIALS AND TOOLSSample uses Wool for the Dame Sock (75% Superwash Merino / 25% Nylon, 100g/463yds, 4-Ply Fingering Weight) in colorway “The Magic” Yarn needle 32” Circular Knitting Needles- Size 2 (2.75 mm) Or size to obtain gauge. Alternatively, DPNs may be used. 2 Locking stitch markers Optional Pre-Knit 64 stitch sock tube using 50 grams of designated yarn from Totally Tubular Sock Tubes
BLOCKED GAUGE36 Stitches by 44 Rounds — 4’’ in Stockinette
STITCH GUIDEK- Knit P- Purl sts- Stitches SSK- Slip Slip Knit K2Tog- Knit 2 Together