4 ply sock knitting patterns

across heel stitches if required to bring you to the left hand side of the heel I'm so inspired to get sock knitting again, I can't wait. as top down socks with a gusset heel. 6-8? £2.40. :) In general, though, a 100g ball should be OK unless they really are very large feet. :-) xx. Items per page. A wonderful selection of 4 ply knitting patterns. Thank you! How is the best way to determine your yarn usage? I think it will be fun to surprise your daughter - I'd love to see her face when she sees your new socks! Thanks, Carrie, Hi Carrie, what you're aiming to do with the heel flap is to bring stitches in from both sides to create a V shape. You will already have taken the yarn through the front stitch so after you have taken the yarn through the back stitch, you can slip both stitches off the DPN. but these are just ideas. Ankle Socks Knitting Patterns These ankle socks are knitted from Novita Louhetar sock yarn, with cotton as well as wool in … The original pattern itself is long gone, along with the one for sideways knitted gloves, but I had the foresight to type them out for future use, and is now installed on my laptop.Several years ago I decided to have a go at knitting them on four needles. Does that help? I received your book for Christmas. This tutorial looks super and I don't mind working in DPNs as I can't find circulars small enough. xx, Thank you so much, my grams has been knitting my socks on 4 needles forever but now she can no longer see to do it, I have had to make my one, I have been using two needles (hangs head in shame) but I brought a hiyahiya circular and your instructions for using a circular needle are perfect - thank you so much for sharing xoxox, Wow, you've made my day with your comments, thank you! xx, HiJust to say thank you for the tutorial on your sock pattern helped me so much nowI'am knitting them for all the family thanks again Mandy X, I just found this site - I’ve knitted socks for quite awhile but there is lots of useful infomatiom here. It's not put me off though - on to sock two!! It sounds like the sock bug has got you already! I am a "show me how" person. the heel flap. if (typeof adsbygoogle.requestNonPersonalizedAds === 'undefined') { I'm on my 2nd sock with dpns, and apart from grappling a bit with the Kitchener stitch, loving it. Graft xx. Hi so I've never made socks before so I was going to try this pattern but 60 stitches total seems awfully small. "They're new in," said the lady, noticing my interest. I knitted my first pair of socks for my beloved Uncle Harry when I was about 16 years old. I use both, Then, after a couple of rows of rib, I transfer my stitches to my circular and off I go. wow you have put so much time into this!! That's brilliant to hear, I'm so glad you've got a drawer full of "proper" socks now! *For I struggle with the magic loop and I'm itching to get going! SIGN UP & EARN AT LEAST 5% IN SMD STITCHES REWARD POINTS! Lesson learnt. My daughter did this one nearly 17 years ago! 1 x 100g ball of 4ply sock yarn (or 2 x 50g depending on brand) 1 pair DPNs size 3.0mm. Home / Socks / 8 Must-See Absolutely Free Sock Knitting Patterns. However I have a problem. I decided just before Christmas to make socks for my mother who doesn't like a seam under her toes. I know I could increase the number of stitches, but I wanted to do the pattern as written first. Mon 10:00 – 4:00 xx. :-) xx, on shaping the toes, the pattern only tells you to place one marker in round one so I don't know where to place the second marker what have I missed this is my first time knitting socks please help, Hello! I'm confused about what to do with the remaining 10 stitches from the heel flap- any advice? This pattern is now the basis of the Winwick Mum Sockalong tutorials and you can find detailed instructions with lots of pictures, Now, before we get started, a quick word about needles. ( I've not worked out how many to cast on yet). Basic??? slip marker, knit to next, Repeat rounds 2 and 3 to shape the gusset and continue. I've tried a long circular before for sweaters etc, but found the knitting got too heavy, but socks are a different thing. WOW!! Downloadable, sock pattern to fit shoe sizes 4-12. The lady in the wool shop I visited today looked at me agog when I asked her if she had any, and all my usual online sources don't seem to sell them or they are sold out. Don't worry, the heel and gusset work out just right with the numbers - if you cast on 72 then you'll have 36 for the heel flap and 36 for the top of the foot so you're just right. There's always something you can do with it, it's never wasted! Good luck with your socks, and do shout if you get stuck! Now back to the jersey and blanket I was doing. Did you have a link to do these on Dpn's only as mentioned above? Hi, thanks for your lovely pattern, I have been determined to master sock knitting for a while but I am completely stuck :( I just don't understand the turn heel part. Was I supposed to remove the second marker when I started doing the foot length? The socks are knitted from the cuff down on double-pointed needles. If you would like to use the photographs on my blog, please ask first. O.K. As I had a marker at the start of the round (just about to toe shape), I worked out where the toe shape decreases should be (well equal spots both sides) and placed a marker, and duplicated the same on the other side so the decreases would be equal in both sides. Soooo much easier. Needles Required: 2.5mm. Hi Vicki, no I don't have to write it down as I can see from the row below whether the stitch is a decrease or not - a decreased stitch has two stitches going into on and a knit stitch is just plain. Knitting Wools, Yarns, Patterns and Needles from SMD Knitting - SMD Knitting UK. Thank you so much for your donation, we really appreciate it! I'm going to have a look at your free pattern and I seem to think you have a book as well? The day has finally arrived when we’re going to start our socks! Socks aren't scary once you get into knitting them, it's all about trusting that the pattern will turn out as it should do - and it will :-) xx. If you've cast on 60 sts, the second marker should be between the 30th and 31st st - ie, exactly half way round your round. Very comfortable to wear. Via Sewandso. I just need to measure my Addi knitting needle which looks similar to yours, however I found it didn't seem to stretch around enough, because of the length of points. I am working on my first pair of socks. needle at this point), place marker, then pick up 19 stitches (or more if It was using double knitting and on two needles, the join was down the back. Thank you for your reply. Once you can knit socks you can knit anything, so that sweater isn't out of your grasp at all :-) xx. Already planning my next pair. Thanks for the pattern and tutorials. The online shop is still open and we have a Click and Collect option plus free delivery in the UK on orders over £25. (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ Your instructions are so well-detailed, I'm just going to go for it!! I'm assuming you mean joining wool here! One (silly) question though, when shaping the gusset, do you repeat rounds 2 and 3 until you have decreased to the required amount, or is it rounds 1 and 2? Explore jazzy designs at every skill level from well known brands and independent designers. You could try using a 25cm KnitPro circular needle which will feel very similar in your hands as it has the same 7cm tips. Different pattern ? Here, we’ve got designs for adults, children and babies alike, and these 4 ply patterns range vastly in difficulty to ensure that knitters of all skill sets are able to find a piece that they find challenging yet enjoyable. And for large size feet should I use 100g ball or would I need more? Is it just bad knitting on my part ? Thanks for the pattern. I have looked all over the web and have found (usually) that ply is used to notify the knitter of how many strands of wool are twisted to make a piece of yarn. This tutorial was written for a short circular needle which is my preference; if you had wanted a DPN tutorial without using stitch markers then you’d have been better looking at the Sockalong tutorials which gives information on using those, plus long and short circulars. Thank you, Pat, and thanks for visiting! There's a calculation for working out the number of stitches you need. small circular, magic loop or divide the stitches across DPNs and join into a Thank you ever so much for this pattern. ga('create', 'UA-51630700-1', 'winwickmum.blogspot.com'); in this tutorial weã­re going to start fromthe very basics. required) up the other side of the heel. Think 80s, think colour, think completely over the top ... it was wonderful! We went to Peru a few years ago and I loved looking at all the wool over there, your daughter will love it. I have to say that you made an easy knitting task very annoyingly difficult! Just in case you're interested, my new stripy socks are knitted in Regia Design Line "Random Stripe" shade 02904 Delphinium and the red socks for illustrating this tutorial are knitted in Regia Galaxy shade 1559 Jupiter Red. Hi and thanks for the great instructions. As you complete the gusset, you decrease down to the number of stitches you started with (in your case 72) and carry on down your foot. Thank you, thank you. I would suggest that for children's socks you go down to a 25cm needle or smaller - I can't use the smaller ones as they make my hands hurt but the 25cm needle doesn't feel that much different to the 30cm one but you can get less than 60 sts on comfortably. Your pictures are worth a thousand words. Try the Knit Freedom or Very Pink websites as they have free videos that should get you started xx. ;-) xx, Hi from New Zealand! Yes, sometimes you need to look with fresh eyes and it all becomes clear. about 75 rounds in total including the rib). What do you suggest I use? Free UK delivery when you spend over £30. One way to check that it's right is to count the number of stitches left after you turn for your set up row, and then count the number of stitches after your first heel turn row and they should be the same. Fantastic pattern, have made a first sample so I know it works. Do you have any idea what size feet they are at all? Thank you for this pattern. Thanks for the timely reply! Another one from NZ - this time the South Island. I've finished the heel flap and have a total of 60 stitches on my needles. 5  Weave the end securely into the sock and cut the yarn. your name reminds me of when my now partner first came to Warrington and he pronounced the area Win Wick..... instead of Winick.. :), Lots of people pronounce it Win Wick! I've just completed my first pair of socks and I've only had two very small sections that had to be unpicked. Hi Jane, what you're doing is creating a V-shaped heel and row 1 is your set up row to get you to the middle of your heel flap. To start with the next part ('turn heel'), it seems that you only need to work 20 stitches ('Row 1:Sl1, P16, P2tog, P1, turn'). I'm glad you found the pattern helpful! I don't know if it really matters where you start counting either as long as you do the same for both socks; an extra round here and there really isn't going to make much difference! (Small feet).My first marker marks the start, however, my second marker, working anti clockwise, is only a few sts away from the first. Thank you for visiting! })(window,document,'script','//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js','ga'); You'll find the Sockalong tutorials if you click on the yellow picture at the top right of the page xx. My feet get so cold through the winter so looking into this with wool yarn. Making my first pair of socks using these tutorials as they were recommended by many as the place to go! a larger or smaller sock, you will need to alter the number of purl stitches in Hello! Hi Sarah, it's lovely to see you! Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave a comment! the first row of the heel (marked in bold below), increasing by 1 stitch for I will surprise my daughter, who says I will not get past wash cloths. If you need help working out how many to cast on, have a look at, 2.5mm needles – I use a I know there are plenty of knee high sock patterns out there, but as I am familiar with yours, I would much prefer to follow a pattern that you have made.So far I have been a very basic knitter-only knitting scarves and hats. Facebook Like. Trust me, it works! :) There are so many place names in our country that aren't said as they're written, aren't there? Don't take the stitch off. I'm currently banned from knitting as my mum refuses to rescue me and my disastrous projects anymore. Just got stuck in this one teeny spot! xx PS Isn't it easy on a tiny circular? I don't want a ton left over, but I'd really like to not run out. I find it so much easier than knitting a whole sock on 5 needles and you don't get join lines down the socks either. If your sock has worked out OK then it's a success! Once you hugs from Holland xo Dees, Hello Dees, it's lovely to hear from you! I so wanted to start these over the Christmas holiday but I don't know what to use. Hi Sila, I always decrease from the right hand side of the top of the foot stitches which, if you consider the first gusset decrease to be the start and end of your round, is actually the start of the next round. I knew you would get there in the end! Hi Kate, thanks for getting in touch. 1st  row:          K2, *Sl1, K1* until you have 30 stitches on your needle, turn, 3rd row:          Sl1, *K1, sl1* to end, turn. Patterns Discipline: Knitting. P17, P2tog, P1, turn*, Row 2:             Sl1, K5, SSK, K1, turn, Row 3:             Sl1, P6, P2tog, P1, turn, Row 4:             Sl1, K7, SSK, K1, turn. Reply Delete. There are so many fabulous sock yarns you're going to be spoilt for choice and the self-striping ones are one of the reasons that sock knitting is so addictive! You have explained everything so well, I'll be sharing this site's link, if that's OK with you, with customers at the fabric/wool shop where I work. This is what the SSK looks like on the right side of the sock ... and this is what the P2tog looks like. all you need to know how to do is knit andpurl. At this point, I usually tuck the ends of my circular needle down inside my sock so that it doesn't get in the way. // See https://www.blogger.com/go/adspersonalization I’m very glad that you’ve found a pattern that works for your skill level and I hope that you will enjoy knitting socks for many years to come. I have tried - unsuccessfully- in the past but with your help I'm almost finished my first sock! "I'm not sure I could face another pair. Yes, that's quite right, Trish, you join at the end of the third row after you have transferred your stitches to your circular needle. "They make lovely socks. Home / Knitting Shop / Knitting Patterns / Knitted SOCK Patterns / Free Sock Pattern & How-to-Knit Guide 4 Ply. :-) xx. These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. 1pair DPNs size 2.5mm. They never have the fit that yours do . Laughing Hens. to knit each round until desired length before start of heel (for me, this is :-) xx. I'd like to know the answer myself now, though, so I've had a look around on the internet and found this calculator which might solve your problem: http://www.thedietdiary.com/knittingfiend/tools/EstimatingYardageSock.html Hope that helps! JOIN THE CLUB. If they're not, you've not got the set up stitches quite right. 100g of yarn is sufficient for a pair of socks. Tee and Cardigan in Stylecraft Classique Cotton 4 Ply (9373) Regular Price: £2.99 . In the meantime, I can only suggest that you have a look on Ravelry to see if there's a pattern that you can adapt to the Sockalong sock, or if you're in the Winwick Mum Knit n Natter group on Facebook, ask for suggestions there as I know that more than a few people have knitted knee-high socks and may be able to offer some advice xx. This gives you a much neater decrease stitch than K2tog. Just count 26 stitches from that marker and that's where your next marker will go, so in between you'll have K1, SSK, K20, K2tog, K1 on both sides of your foot (you have a decrease either side of each marker). Jacque Dooley, That's great to hear, I'm so glad they're helping, Jacque! I’ve updated my links to make it more obvious where to find the Sockalong tutorials as it seems that you missed those.Not every pattern will suit every person and obviously mine doesn’t suit you - that’s the way of the world and that’s perfectly fine. Do you have a baby version anywhere? The single yarn thread through the first stitch will be strong enough to hold it and it will sit flatter when you weave the end back into your sock. Have you done the stitch calculation to work out exactly how many stitches you need for your socks? Thank you again so much.Faye from CA, Hooray! I remembered I had started some cabled socks a while ago, one is finished and the other is to start so I'll get on with that one. :) xx. When you cast on, just choose a size bigger to make sure that your edge isn't too tight to get your foot through. Please don't use the word 'basic' if you are going to complicate matters and put people off. Why not browse our extensive pattern catalogue for 4 Ply knitting and crochet inspiration? Is there a secret ? into the second stitch on the front DPN and don't slip it off. 2.75mm set of 5 double pointed needles (dpn's) 3.25mm double pointed needle for casting on. £1.00 . Once :) xx. I think it is ok if they are a little big but will be shame if I make them and they are too small. Round 1:       K1, SSK, K24 sts, K2tog, K1, place READ THIS FIRST!! Hope that helps! Knit across the top of the heel and then shape gusset as below. Yes, Machu Picchu is on the itinerary with an intention to see it at dawn - I'm very envious and hope she takes plenty of photos! Apr 18, 2020 - Explore Sue's board "4 ply yarn socks" on Pinterest. I'll be talking about that in the first post on Sunday so don't worry, your socks will turn out perfectly! :-) Unfortunately I'm the only person on the planet who doesn't use FB. I think the best way to tell the difference is to look at the recommended needle sizes - for 4ply here, we would use 2.25-3.25mm, for 6ply 3.25-3.75mm (although I use 3mm for 6ply as it makes a tighter fabric) and 3.75-4.5mm for DK (I would use 3.5mm for socks). ?4 ply sock pattern??? I pick up the inside loop to create my new stitch. Starting to get the hang of it though. Thanks so much. Fast forward to when small daughter was a baby. I'm not quite sure which sock calculator you're using and how you've ended up with 13 sts - can you give me any more details on that? You may find that stitch markers are not required at first. I am used to American name like lace (for very fine),fingering or sock yarn (size 1), sport yarn (size 2), DK yarn (size 3), Worsted or Aran (size 4) and so on. half the number of stitches that you cast on, so if you have cast on more or Trilogy Downloadable PDF. Download free crochet patterns. I do find it relaxing though. I'm your newest follower. Get inspired and discover new knitting ideas by browsing through our fantastic collection of knitting patterns, many of which are suitable for use with 4 Ply wool. That's brilliant to hear, thanks for letting me know! I left the shop with baby yarn and multi-coloured yarn to make my husband a pair of socks. You want one stitch marker on either side of the top of the foot stitches, although you'll probably find that you need to put the one on the K2tog side on last otherwise it will fall off your needle whilst you're picking up the stitches on the other side. Crochet (175) Knitting (1087) Brand. That's great, Marie! Great pattern! remember that you will need to pick up more stitches to create the gusset. Love this...my first sock ever and thats why i do have a question...as to where exactly tre the markers? ;), I'm not understanding heel flap instructions. Where you will have to change the numbers is on the heel turn - your set up row will be p1, p18, p2tog, p1. Slipping every other stitch gives a raised texture that is thicker than just knit and purl which is ideal for a sock heel. Add to basket. Google analytics info A great project for 2015. xx, Oo, that does, thank you!!! Just wanted to say thank you so much for taking the time to write up all of your wisdom and patterns, and for you generosity in making them freely available! Thanks again, Mary G. Greetings! 1  Hold the two DPNs with your left hand. xx, I am enjoying you blog so much. Just wondering what your preferred method of joking wool is. Free pattern showing you how to knit socks using Regia yarns. Do keep my nails trimmed. I find that slipping the stitch on the heel flap makes picking up the stitches much easier, so if you don't do that already then give it a go. I really appreciate you taking the time to read my blog! This weekend, we made the tough decision not to meet up with our family at Christmas. Knit Also, if decreasing using rounds 2 and 3, when at round 2 it says at the end knit to marker, does it mean knit to marker and then do round 3, or does it mean at the end knit to marker however 3 sts before that marker do the decrease (ie the end of round 2 incorporates the start of round 3) sorry confused!Also (sorry) at what stage do you take the marker out which denotes the start of the round - inserted at round 3 of the ribbing? :) I tend to weave my colours together (you'll find a tutorial for contrast cuff, heel and toes socks which uses my technique in the patterns and printables section) but I've recently started to use a Russian join in some places where it doesn't work as well to weave the ends in xx. How are we all doing? Related posts You'll be amazed at how easy your second sock is! Provides 2 simple patterns for plain socks, one in Regia 4ply and one in Regia 6ply (the 6ply version can be found here). all of the heel stitches are used. I think you'd be best taking a look at the Sockalong tutorials if you've never knitted a sock before - the Sockalong uses the same pattern but goes into much more detail about knitting it, including how to work out the right number of stitches for your feet. Thank you for making it freely available - now on the sixth pair of socks and totally addicted! needles. This is my very first sock. I'd recommend that whatever that figure is, you take off about 10% to allow for negative ease (stretch) and choose whatever the closest figure is that which is a multiple of 4. !thank you sooooooo much for sharing!! If that's the case, you've got two choices now: either frog it right back to the gusset and re-knit it from there (which I will agree feels rather soul-destroying) or if you sock fits you just fine, then treat this one as a practice sock with unique design elements and leave it as it is (you might even want to make the other one to match!). Maybe you could 'point' me in the right direction to buy one like yours, as it looks perfect. much love and happy easter! And this time round, the pattern was much more straight-forward. If I wanted to make a pair of size 11 socks would I have to add another 24 stitches? So I guess my question is why is my sock so small and how do I fix it? will need to change back to DPNs as the number of stitches becomes too small Winwick Mum Sockalong basic 4ply sock pattern, click, The idea of knitting socks can be quite daunting if you've not done it before. you will need to make adjustments when turning the heel if you use extra Tues closed Please can you tell me which wool you used to make the purple striped socks in your blog. “It’s a simple little cardi with super speedy top-down, seamless raglan construction and an optional I-cord button band. Your instructions and photos are awesome and I have ordered a short circular - as I have signature needle arts ones and they don't come that small. My socks are improving but so slowly! I have a feeling the 30mm circular will be too long. Just a question - when you are doing the gusset do you have to write down the rows so you can remember which is 2nd row and which is 3rd row. Oh well they're still the best bet. No question is a silly question, so don't worry about asking. xx. The pattern is suitable for any 4 ply sock yarn. They can be linked by searching Google or through Ravelry. Don't forget that there are lots of pictures in the Sockalong tutorials although it sounds like you're pretty much there with your first sock! You've done really well to only have to unpick twice on your first socks - you should be super-proud of yourself! Could you confirm this for me please. Yes, that's exactly right. Downloadable,  sock pattern to fit  shoe sizes 4-12. What a performance! xx. I love your patterns and have learned so many new knitting skills by knitting socks. You can decide whether to continue the heel stitch up the toes if you want :-) xx. // Supply ads personalization default for EEA readers Including practical sock knitting patterns to inspirational sock knitting patterns in lace, textured stitches and colour knitting. To get your toe shaping from where you are, then work from the first marker if you are sure that is in the right place. I think the 13sts also refers to the number on each side of the toes for when you finish but it's up to you if you want to go that small - I usually reduce to 14 sts on each side. I've made a small donation to the Peru fund and wish your daughter well on this expedition. Hi Maree, because you're knitting in the round you're always going in the same direction so you only need to knit to produce the stocking stitch. You should already have one marker in place showing where your round starts, and you place the second marker after your decreases and knitting across the toes. (, you can download a PDF copy of the sock pattern, This is the pattern that's being used for the Winwick Mum Sockalong. These are the best instructions for picking up stitches (and how to calculate the correct number of stitches for the heel turn) I've ever found. No sewing up and a heel that magically created itself thanks to some nifty decreasing. I never knitted socks for myself before ( I have knitted baby socks with a heel in the past)because I was sort of dreading it but now I have read through all the posts and i think I have built up enough courage to get started! Hi There Thanks for sharing the pattern. Or perhaps not! I used the calculator at: https://www.goodknitkisses.com/sock-calculator/. Already frustrated as when I was counting my stitches I forgot there was no knob at one to keep the stitches on the needle and off they came. I also found some beautiful wool that I had forgotten I'd bought! in this way, decreasing by two stitches at the gusset on every other row until Glad the Kitchener instructions have helped you! The tutorials cover knitting with short circulars, DPNs and long circulars (magic loop) and will tell you everything that you need to know about knitting a sock from choosing the yarn and the needles to grafting the toes, so they're definitely worth a look if you've never knitted a sock before. with gratitude <3, I'm so pleased that you found the tutorial useful - and it's great that you've blogged about your socks too, as I don't always get to see first pairs when they're finished :) xx, Hijust called by to say thank you for your wonderful instructions on how to do the Kitchener stitch i have just finished my first pair of socks and am sooo proud of myself lol I will definately be making more. Yes, there is a gap, but you've got a tail end to sew in so you can just sew up the small gap with your tail end and no one will ever know. just too hard. :) xx. circle, place marker. It sounds like you've certainly got the sock bug - and here's to cosy toes for the winter! The only reason I seriously got into knitting things to wear was because my Mum refused to make me what I thought was the most amazing jumper in the world. My socks are ok as bed / slouch socks or even in case of worse pair ,Christmas stockings! #weekendbloghop. xx, HI got here via Lucy's Attic........do not usually use the evil pointy things, but am going to give it a try tonight. I've been trying to find it without success. Christmas was busy! Hope that helps! Do I just repeat rows 1-4 until all the stitches are used or am I being completely dense? The socks are knitted from the cuff down on double-pointed needles. I am an American knitter and I am very confused about the British use of ply for size of yarn. }, Looking for the extraordinary in the everyday, Hello there, I've just called over from Beetles, Bikes & Books blog and wanted to say how much I like your blog. Remember that If you're on Ravelry, please link your project to the pattern, Favourite Knitting Book - More Super Socks, If you shop at Amazon, please consider using these links and help to support my site - thank you! tapestry needle. Have you found the Sockalong tutorials to help you along as well? We stock a full palette of colours in our 4 Ply wool range, from baby pink to ice blue, so you can adapt one of our many knitting patterns to suit your preferences. All the silly markers when written instructions could have described the method without! I'm going to use your pattern in combined with Cat Bordhi's basic sock pattern (with 2 circulars), and then for the toes a method that a Lithuanian friend uses. I'm about to knit a pair of socks in men's sizing by casting on 68 stitches. Pattern Count: 1. Give me a shout if you need help working it out - and good luck! Does it then stand to reason that the higher the ply, the larger the yarn? Then I can start in socks after practice? That's great, Vicky! Grrrr. Hello Susan, it's lovely to see you! Posted on October 26, 2016 January 21, 2019 by Andrea @ This Knitted Life — 14 Comments 8 Must-See Absolutely Free Sock Knitting Patterns. Oh, that is so impressive, you are a real professional when it comes to sock knitting. Change to 2.5mm DPNs. AllFreeKnitting is a wonderful online resource for knitters of all skill levels. circular needle  –  it’s not possible to cast on using the See more ideas about knitting socks, sock knitting patterns, sock patterns. Stock Status: In Stock. I'm determined to make a pair of socks though.Anne, Yes, it's absolutely fine to use four needles. Now I feel confident to knit socks. I hope you feel better having got that off your chest. Sort by. At this stage I have two markers in my socks. Thank you so much. The reason that you used a slip stitch in the heel flap is to make it easier to pick up the gusset stitches. xx, Hi, Christine. This is why our range of 4 ply knitting patterns is so extensive. I hope that helps! I think it's so important to have least have a grasp on the basics when you go to somewhere like this - and I'll look out for the new words when she comes home! Knitting Pattern 4 Ply Socks Samantha 07.19 Knitting Pattern. Whether you need bulky socks for around the house or thinner toe huggers for babies, we’ve got you covered. If you're using DPNs you may not need stitch markers at all to begin with if you split your stitches across the needles so that your decreases are always at the start/end of a needle. I've only ever knitted them 'toe up' though! Hope that helps! It was tough because it’s never easy to tell loved on... Hello everyone, it’s Week 2 of the Winwick Mum Sockalong! Hello there--just a quick question for you. Thanks Christine. Some of the gorgeous hand-dyed skeins that you can buy don't have any nylon in their content but that doesn't mean you can't use it, just that your socks might wear out a bit sooner, especially if they get a lot of use. :o/ Any tips'tricks for avoiding that?? My go to pattern for socks now and I tried quite a few before yours. I'll look at that now! You work your heel flap on the first 36 stitches of your round (always keep going in the direction you've been knitting) and then you pick up one stitch for every two rows of heel flap - this is easy to work out as you just pick up the big slipped stitch at the end of each heel flap row. 20108 results. They begin with casting on, knitting, and purling, and work up to knitting in the round and more. I joined a knitting forum, discovered Ravelry and the couple of pairs of socks turned into something of an obsession. marker, K1, SSK, K24 sts, Round 2:       Knit one round, slipping markers as you Oh yes, hi from Ky. Basic 4ply sock pattern and tutorial - easy beginner sock knitting! Don't worry if not and you've already started on a heel flap/gusset heel, you can continue with that - just ignore the 13 for now, work your heel turn as you are doing and then pick up the stitches down the side to make a gusset. Your blog and project came up while searching Ravelry for instruction on the heel. I don't do well with knitting how to books. :( Thanks in advance :). Get free delivery when you spend over £25 with Deramores. m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) Rows 2 onwards are your decrease rows which decrease one stitch on every alternate row, pulling the sides of the flap around to make the V shape. I'm usually seen crocheting blankets but you have inspired me to take up the pins. I don't have any video tutorials at the moment, although I think that's something I should definitely consider to go along with the Sockalong tutorials. Hope that helps! I’ve been perusing Etsy and other sites for sock yarn when I have no … Can you tell me why I am having such a problem sourcing 2.5mm 30cm circular needles? Jul 21, 2015 - Explore Schachenmayr Yarns's board "Sock Patterns - Free", followed by 2127 people on Pinterest. Incidentally, I'm using the Channel Island cast on, but what do you usually use for these? I did not, and something is not looking quite right. It's in the tension tutorial section of book and it's worth taking a few minutes to check your knitting and work out the numbers for your foot. xx, Hi, I'm so sorry it has taken me so long to reply to you. Thanks again :), That's great to hear! Do let me know how you get on with your socks - although be warned, they can be very addictive! Change to 2.5mm I should point out that I am on pair no 12 !! Did you keep the number of the top of the foot stitches the same (in your case it would have been 26) and decrease on either side of them or do you think you might have decreased across the top of the foot instead? xx. Close × A PASSION FOR YARN? You can find more detailed. I hope she will visit Machu Picchu, it is incredible especially if you go up at dawn. Is there a pattern associated with the calculator that you've used? View Details. DO you count each size as the 4 extra stitches? I'm new to knitting and looking forward to doing socks. It includes sizing, specifications, pattern stitches, and detailed information about working the heel. I think I will be able to kitchener stitch successfully with this to refer to. gloves can be intimidating to knit if youã­venever tried them before, because there are a lot of unique techniques involved in themthat you maybe havenã­t seen in other patterns. Any stretchy cast on will work fine for socks - as long as you can get the cuff over your foot then the choice is yours! Most patterns are free. Knit across the top of the foot (I usually knit back onto my circular When picking up the gusset stitches, instead of the 19, would I have to pick up 21? Hope that helps! Following your tutorial, I may not be quite so intimidated. Oh dear, I'll NEVER meet this standard. If you're brand new to socks, can I suggest that you take a look at the Sockalong tutorials (go up to the top of this page and click on the purple picture on the right marked "Join the Sockalong") and there are videos on my YouTube channel which might help as well - different patterns but same process - www.youtube.com/c/WinwickMumSocks. My size 5 foot is an average size for the UK so, therefore, a "medium", but in real terms if I measure around the ball of my foot it is 8" which is far more useful for working out whether a sock is going to fit or not. Thanks again for your quick reply! 120 + Free Sock Knitting Patterns. This is a fantastic tutorial and pattern, so easy to follow. Love your blog! each block of 4 stitches less than 60 stitches. Found this on Ravelry, as I was searching for a basic sock tutorial. think i'll stick to scarves! Free Sock Knitting Patterns. Now, it seems incredible to think that I ever thought there was anything difficult about knitting socks, but anything new takes some thinking about and certainly anything new that involves four or five double-pointed needles and 4ply yarn! I am very confused. You are going to create the heel flap from You can still find it online if you do an internet search. A quick word about gauge before you get started - the tension required for sock yarn varies from ball to ball, even with the same manufacturer, but I usually find that knitting on a 2.5mm needle gives me the size of sock that I require and the tension is pretty much what it states on the ball band. Monthly Musing - November 2020 - Too late, Beginner sock knitting: Sockalong - Week 2 - Heel flap, heel turn and gusset, Beginner sock knitting: Sockalong - Week 1 - Cast on, cuff and leg. Popped over via Attic24. Do you mean the ones in the pictures above? Free knitting pattern for socks for 2020. Hello there I want to make socks for Someone with large size feet. xx, Your email will only be used to send blog updates. ", "This is a good pattern," she said, "and you get it free with the yarn.". The whole thought of turning heels and grafting toes can be quite enough to put you off before you even pick up your needles - and I know this because that's how I felt too! Hello! I will at least try! stitches. Buy 4 Ply Patterns. When you give a pattern for 4 ply, or six ply yarn, what size of yarn to I use? Product Code: FREE. Save. I think we've depleted the world's resources of 30cm needles, Kate! Must try a circular needle. Yes, you just turn your work after the decrease stitch (plus K1 or P1) - there is no wrap and turn on this type of heel turn as the decreases pull the stitches together to make the V shape xx. Don't worry, Emma, we'll sort it! yours was the best instruction i could find! : I cast on using DPNs then change to my I suggest that you have a look at the "tension squares" post as there's some information on there about working out the number of stitches for your socks based on your knitting gauge. 12/2.75mm/US 2 needles if tight knitter, or UK No. Next paragraph says in your case it would be 8inches (foot measurement x 8) equals 64. To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern. Use UK No. My DPNs are 20cm Addi ones, I've put a link in higher up the page (just after the second picture from the top where I talk about needles) so that you can see them on Amazon although you might also find them elsewhere as well. You'll need to take out your original marker from the ribbing when you come to do the heel flap - it will fall off your needle then anyway so there's no need to try to keep it on. Any hints on this? Sorry. Hope that helps! I found a real basic sock pattern on Ravelry which provided the same end result without all the complications of markers, circular, DPNs, magic loops, just using four DPNs and the outcome was perfect. on before decreasing for the toes! Thanks!I like to knit my socks 2 at a time (magic loop) to avoid 'second sock syndrome'. Your heel flap should be about 2" long (you can measure it against the foot to check if it needs to be longer) and you pick up one stitch for every two rows. Will read this regular. ready to pick up 19 stitches. The 25cm one is made by KnitPro so you should be able to track it down quite easily online if not at a local store that sells KnitPro needles. Product Code: FREE. Already underway here with 12 rows ribbing (k2p2) and 12 rows knit on 4 square needles (US #3)! Opening Times: I'm not sure what went wrong either! For example, if you cast on 64 stitches, your first row would be Sl1, xx. People's definitions of "large" can be quite different! See more ideas about sock patterns, knitting socks, knit crochet. ", "Oh, I made a pair of socks a long time ago," I told her, shuddering at the memory. Oh my goodness, what lovely comments, thank you! xx. Perhaps you can help me get a handle on this. From easy knitted afghan patterns to complex lace knitting patterns, we find and deliver the best free knitting patterns from all over the web. All best wishes! I'm fine with either, but thought you might like to know. Sorry, but I have really had enough of crafters who make life difficult and patterns that are either wrong or so long winded that I just want to give up! This basic sock pattern is written from the toe up in fingering weight yarn and a variety of sizes, with the Easy Toe cast-on and a short-row heel. Rounds 2 and 3 merge into each other so perhaps it's easier to consider it as Round 2: slip marker, knit to next marker, slip marker, knit to 3 stitches before end of round, k2tog, K1 Round 3: slip marker, knit to next marker, K1, SSK, knit to marker. How do you get it connected all the way to the top of the sock? Free adult sock pattern suitable for any 4ply sock yarn. View Details . It must surely be the length of your foot. A couple of pairs later, I just happened to search for sock yarn on the internet. Thanks for a great pattern :), Hello! OK, so it's telling you that for your 80st cast on you're working 40sts for the heel - that's right as it's half the number of stitches you cast on - and I think the number 13 refers to a short row heel and not a heel flap and gusset heel. Earn rewards as you shop. toes using Kitchener stitch. Knitting; Projects; The Basic Toe-Up Sock Pattern; The Basic Toe-Up Sock Pattern. heel measures approximately 2 inches, finishing on row 3 (approx 35 rows) . Is that to say that you will join the round on the third "row"? I'm so pleased that you feel you can tackle socks now - you'll be surprised how easy they are! Grateful in Ottawa, Canada, That's great to hear, I'm so glad the pattern and tutorials have worked for you! 30cm circular needle but DPNs or magic loop will also work, 1 x 100g ball of 4ply sock Thank you for the clear, simple and very easy to follow instructions and images that make it very simple to adapt the pattern to DPNs, magic loop and TAAT. On your decrease round which is every other round, you are decrease before and after the top of the foot markers to create your gusset. I decided I would not be making any more socks. Yarn Weight: 4 Ply. Yes, I'm really looking forward to the second sock. Pattern leaflet comes free with yarn purchase. I'm glad your socks have turned out OK, don't forget that there is more information and more photos in the Sockalong tutorials if there are places where you get stuck :-) xx, Great instructions!Thank you so muchTeresa, I love your sock tutorial. Good luck! Email: julie@woolzone.co.uk, In line with UK government requirements the Oakham shop will be temporarily closed from 5 Nov. If you want to make the pattern Best of luck! Garment Category: Accessories, Adults, Men, Women. My Aunt Ella had always knitted his socks for him and when she died, he asked whether I'd be able to make some for him as he didn't want to have to buy any. 4 ply yarn. Free UK delivery on orders over £25. Hi, knitting terms aren't that different in the UK and US (unlike crochet) so you should be OK with American videos (offhand, all I can think of is that they use "bind off" instead of "cast off" but I think the rest is the same). :-) xx. tapestry needle. Comes in a wide range of sizes from child up to adult (UK sizing). bigger or smaller, simply increase or decrease the number of cast-on stitches into the first stitch on the back DPN and slip it off. Thanks! It's up to you when Each of the tutorials is written for short circular, DPNs and magic loop so you can follow along using any of the needles :) xx. I'm worried that I'll knit them 'top down' & they won't fit! Loved using this pattern, so easy to follow and result is so neat! Insert the wool needle. Hello, Sign in | Call us on 0800 622 6225 . So is the 30th stitch a knit?Thank you, Yes, on row 3 you're working (Sl 1, K1) all the way along the row. No, it should work out fine. Especially love the socks tutorial. Free pattern showing you how to knit socks using Regia yarns. approximately 5cm before the desired length ready to start the toes. Happy New Year! by Christine Westhead | 8 Jan 2017. If you are using stitch markers, you only need two for your decreases, you don't need to mark the start and end of the round any more. Love the colour yarn by the way - and you could do classes in sock knitting! cast on 64 or 68 stitches. Patterns & Books > Yarn Weight > 4 Ply Patterns . I hope you have a lovely Easter too xx. From stripy socks, to variegated yarn socks, lace socks, cabled socks and more; find just the right sock pattern to keep your feet and those of loved ones warm. I cast on 80 stitches to start.Now I'm turning the heel with 40 stitches to start, and I'm not sure how many stitches I'm supposed to end with once the heel is turned. As you work these rows, you'll notice that there's a gap between the end of your knit or purl stitches in the middle and the remaining stitches to be worked into the heel. Fine until I was involved in a road accident that wrecked my thumb. Will pull it apart and complete a proper version. Thank you, thank you. got that. On page 20 paragraph 2 it says to multiply the width of your foot in inches by the number of stitches per inch. You can substitute any of the toe and heel methods you prefer for the toe and heel in this sock. Thank you! We’ve got more than enough free sock knitting patterns to keep you on your toes - knee-high, ankle, boot socks, booties knitting patterns, baby sock knitting patterns and more! there are 60 stitches on the needle. xx, I have knitted socks for well over 50 years, mainly because I couldn't find socks that were long enough for hubby to wear in his wellies. xXx, Is it o.k. Overall, your directions have been very easy to follow, so I think I just needed a breather. It doesn't matter if you have a few more or a few less picked up stitches as the number of heel flap rows you did may be different to me, but you will have considerably more stitches on your needle as that's what's creating the gusset down the side of your foot. How , though ,do you get the great shape to the foot that the photo on cover of book shows ? !Love and hugs, Pat B. If your markers are so close together then it sounds like something might have gone wrong with your gusset decreases. :-). You can still work the rest of the heel turn as it is written. Hello Emma! to 3 sts before the marker, K2tog, K1, slip marker, knit to next, Round 2:       Slip marker, knit to next next marker, Finest Lace, DK, 4 ply, Aran. Thank you so much for these wonderfully clear instructions. 100g of yarn is sufficient for a pair of socks. 4  Repeat 2 and 3 until you get to the last two stitches on the DPNs. continuing knitting rows 2 and 3 until you reach the desired length, but The pattern was quite awkward, involving sewing gussets and side seams, and I wasn't sure they were anything like up to my Aunt Ella's standard. xx. xx. With these 10 simple sock knitting patterns, you can knock a few pairs, easy! I'm afraid I'm not a frogger - all those stitches to drop and pick up (Thats the reason I crochet and not knit lol!) My husband's size 8 foot is a 68 stitch cast on, my daughter's boyfriend's size 14 foot is based on 76 stitches - using the Sock Stitch Calculation will give you the perfect size for that person and you'll have bespoke socks far better than anything you can buy. I ordered my sock yarn and was just about to get my needles out when I came to find that here in the U.S. we don't have 2.5mm & 3.0mm equivalents. I think you should have 22 sts left after your heel turn. again thank you for you generous time and effort and thanks the Lucy at Attic 24 for the link to find you......here we go.... funtatic.....hugs from me in sunny western Australia.... Hello, and thanks for visiting! I'm so glad you think the tutorials are going to help you, Jacque! Specifications . xx, I have a question which I am hoping you can help me with. (FYI I originally cast on 52 sts). you have 60 stitches again, continue to knit each round until you reach :-), Thank you so much for sharing this sock pattern....inspires me to continue :). xx. for the circular. I'm an intermediate crocheter and I must say it's apples and oranges right now, lol, Stick with it, Peggy, and it will all get better - you were a beginner crocheter once too! I am a show me person. You need to measure around the ball of your foot which is the widest part and that will give you the measurement that you need for the calculation. :-) xx, Hello Christine, I found your Facebook group and joined a few weeks ago. Now, of course, you know all about my. Materials: 100 g of 4 ply sock yarn. To adjust the size for this I hope that helps! Not quite confident enough to figure it out myself (and get a second sock the same!) K1, slip marker, K1. You know your Mum is going to want a pair of socks for herself soon ;) xx. 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