Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Basic Knit Sock Pattern
This sock is knit from the top down, on size 1 DPN’s. It features a 2 x 2 ribbed cuff, a Dutch heel, and a Classic toe.
Materials: 100 grams of fingering weight sock yarn.
A set of 5 size 1 DPN’s
Gauge 10 stitches per inch
Cast on 64 stitches, divide stitches evenly onto 4 DPN. You will have 16 stitches on each needle.
Begin knitting a Knit 2, Purl 2 ribbing. Knit 15 rows of ribbing.
Start the body of the sock.
Knit every stitch around, on every round until the sock measures 6 inches from the top of the sock.
Working on 32 sts only. Put the remaining stitches on hold. Just leave them on the needles that they are already on.
Row 1: *sl 1, k1, repeat from * to the end of the row.
Row 2: Sl 1, purl to the end of the row.
Row 3: Sl 1, *Sl 1, k1 repeat from * to the last 2 sts, k2
Row 4: Sl 1, purl to the end of the row.
Repeat Rows 1 – 4, until you have completed 32 rows.
Row 1: k21, SSK, turn
Row 2: Sl 1, p 10, p 2tog, turn
Row 3: Sl 1, k 10, SSK, turn
Row 4: Sl1, p10, p2tog, turn
Repeat Rows 3, and 4 until 12 stitches remain.
Round 1: working with needle 1, knit across the heel flap. Pick up and knit 17 stitches from the side of the heel flap. Knit across needles 2 and 3. With needle 4 pick up and knit 17 stitches from the opposite side of the heel flap. Then knit 6 stitches from Needle 1.
You should have 23 stitches on needle 1, 16 stitches on needle 2, 16 stitches on needle 3, 23 stitches on needle 4.
Round 2: on needle 1 knit to the last 3 stitches, then k2tog, k1. on needles 2 and 3 knit all stitches. On needle 4 k1, SSK, knit to the end of needle.
Round 3: knit all stitches.
Repeat Rounds 2 and 3 until you have 16 stitches on each needle. For a total of 64 stitches.
Knit every round in the foot until it measures 2” short of your foot length.
Round 1: needle 1 knit to the last 3 stitches, k2tog, k1. on needle 2 k1, SSK, knit remaining stitches. On needle 3knit to last 3 stitches k2tog, k1. On needle 4 knit 1, SSK, knit remaining stitches.
Round 2: Knit even on all four needles.
Repeat these 2 rounds until 32 stitches remain. then work a decrease round every round until 16 stitches remain.
Graft toe with the kitchener stitch.
weave in ends.