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Simple Simon Socks
Easy Striped Socks In Stocking Stitch

Simple Simon Socks
£2.00 GBP


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Adult Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large Extra Large)
Finished Measurements - see Resources at end of pattern

32 sts x 42 rows on size US 1 (2.25 mm) needles over 10cm/ 4ins on foot of sock
28 sts x 36 rows on size US2 (2.75 mm) needles over 10cm/ 4ins on leg of sock


Patons Diploma Gold 4ply (Substitute any 4ply or sock yarn that knits to the same gauge)
55% Wool, 25% Acrylic, 20% Nylon1 x 50g Shade 4245 Steel (MC)
1 x 50g Shade 4286 Red (CC)
Short length of 4ply waste yarn in a contrasting colour to MC for provisional cast on
Ordinary wool rich 4ply (about $8/£5* per pair)

1 set of 5 x US1 (2.25 mm) dpns or size to obtain gauge
1 set of 5 x US 2 (2.75 mm) dpns or size to obtain gauge
1 x US 3 (3.25 mm) needle for casting off loosely or making into knee high socks
(Or one long/two short circular(s) if you prefer)
A stitch marker to mark beginning of rnds
1 wool/tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Sharp scissors if casting on without crochet hook

Skills used
Knitting in the round, short rows, rib, stocking stitch, Kitchener to
Simple Stockinette only
Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL and tips to enlarge even further

Skills Used
Short row heel and toe
Toe up from provisional cast on (2 methods included)
Wider leg without having to increase
Simple instructions for beginner sock knitters of toe up, short rows, and knitting ‘anti-jog’ stripes