My First Socks
Socks can seem like a daunting prospect to the novice knitter but this pattern is here to guide you along the way and help in all those tricky places. Starting with a basic cuff down sock using the most common and simple construction methods, you’ll soon be on your way.
Pattern Description A top down sock with a simple pattern, a flap and gusset heel and rounded toe.
Yarn Approximately 400 yards of a 4ply/fingering/sock weight yarn in a wool/nylon blend
Needle 2.5mm (USA - 1.5) or size needed to match gauge Circular needle: For magic loop I’d recommend a 80cm or 100cm (32” or 40”) needle DPN’s: A set of 4 or 5 needles
Materials Yarn needle 1 Stitch Marker 1 Progress Keeper
A full and clearly written pattern
Extra tips to guide you through you first pair of socks
links to helpful tutorials
plenty of photos