Women's socks crochet pattern free

Women's socks crochet pattern

Socks crochet patternMATERIALS

Cascade Heritage, 75% Merino wool/25% nylon, 100g/400m/437yds

Shade: Wine 5663 x 1 skein

3.75mm hook

Yarn needle

YARN ALTERNATIVES

Any sock weight (4ply) yarn can be substituted here. Some nylon content is recommended for durability.

TENSION

Work the following tension square to measure 5 x 5cm/2 x 2in using 3.75mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.

Row 1: 14ch, 1dc in second ch from hook, (1ch, miss 1, 1dc) to end, turn.

Row 2: 1ch, 1dc, (1ch, miss 1, 1dc) to end, turn.

Rows 3-11: Rep row 2.

MEASUREMENTS

Small: To fit UK shoe sizes 1-4.

Large: To fit UK shoe sizes 5-7.

PATTERN NOTES

These socks are designed to be worn with the slip stitch seam to the outside. If you would prefer it on the inside, work toes and heels anti-clockwise.

Rows can be added for a wider fitting ankle or foot, please adjust stitch count for toe and heel section as required.

Stitch markers can be used to mark the difference between the ribbing (ankle) section and the foot section.

INSTEP AND CUFF

61 (67) ch.

Row 1: Dc in second chfrom hk, dc in next 29ch, (1ch, miss 1, 1dc) to end, turn - 60 (66)dc and ch.

Row 2: 1ch, 1dc, (1ch, miss 1, 1dc) to last 29 sts, dc blo to end, turn.

Row 3: 1ch, 29dc blo, 1dc, (1ch, miss 1, 1dc) to end, turn.

Rows 4-24: Rep rows 2 & 3.

CUFF

Row 25: 1ch, 29dc blo, turn leaving rem sts unworked - 29 sts.

Row 26: 1ch, dc blo to end, turn.

Rows 27-48: Rep row 26.

Fold ribbed section (Fig 1)

For first sock, bring the first row up behind the working row to join and sl st across back loops of each st to close, fasten off - 29 sl sts.

For second sock, bring the first row up in front of the working row to join and sl st across back loops of each st to close, fasten off - 29 sl sts.

SOLE (Fig 2)

Row 1: Rejoin yarn in first unworked dc of row 24 (right next to the ribbed leg section), 1ch, dc in same st dc across, turn - 31 (37) sts.

Row 2: 1ch, dc flo to end, turn.

Rows 3-20: Rep row 2.

Fold edges in same direction as leg section and sl st tog across both loops, do not fasten off. (Figs 3 & 4) Turn your work to start working rounds at toe (clockwise).

TOE (Fig 5)

This section is worked in joined rnds.

Rnd 1: 1ch, dc in each row end around opening, sl st to first st to join, do not turn - 44dc.

Rnds 2-5: 1ch, dc around, sl st to join.

Rnd 6: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 16dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 16dc, dc2tog, 1dc, sl st to join - 40dc.

Rnd 7: 1ch, dc around, sl st to join.

Rnd 8: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 14dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 14dc, dc2tog, 1dc, sl st to join - 36dc.

Rnd 9: 1ch, dc around, sl st to join.

Rnd 10: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 12dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 12dc, dc2tog, 1dc, sl st to join - 32dc.

Rnd 11: 1ch, dc around, sl st to join.

Rnd 12: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 10dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 10dc, dc2tog, 1dc, sl st to join - 28dc.

Rnd 13: 1ch, dc around, sl st to join.

Rnd 14: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 8dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 8dc, dc2tog, 1dc, sl st to join - 24dc.

Rnd 15: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 6dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 6dc, dc2tog, 1dc, sl st to join - 20dc.

Rnd 16: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 4dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 4dc, dc2tog, 1dc, sl st to join - 16dc.

Fasten off leaving 30cm/12in tail. Whip stitch toe seam together and weave in ends.

HEEL

This section is worked in joined rnds. Working clockwise across row ends again, rejoin yarn in the first stitch along the ribbed (leg) section.

Rnd 1: 1ch, 1dc in each row end along ribbed section (24), dc in gap, dc in each row end across sole (dc flo section) (20), dc in gap, sl st to join (do not turn) - 46dc.

Rnd 2: 1ch, dc around, sl st to join - 46dc.

Rnd 3: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 18dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 16dc, dc2tog, 1dc sl st to join - 42dc.

Rnd 4: 1ch, dc around, sl st to join.

Rnd 5: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 16dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 14dc, dc2tog, 1dc, sl st in to join - 38dc.

Rnd 6: 1ch, dc around, sl st to join.

Rnd 7: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 14dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 12dc, dc2tog, 1dc, sl st to join - 34dc.

Rnd 8: 1ch, dc around, sl st to join.

Rnd 9: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 12dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 10dc, dc2tog, 1dc, sl st to join - 30dc.

Rnd 10: 1ch, dc around, sl st to join.

Rnd 11: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 10dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 8dc, dc2tog, 1dc, sl st to join - 26dc.

Rnd 12: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 8dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 6dc, dc2tog, 1dc, sl st to join - 22dc.

Rnd 13: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 6dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 4dc, dc2tog, 1dc, sl st to join - 18dc.

Rnd 14: 1ch, 1dc, dc2tog, 4dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 2dc, dc2tog, 1dc, sl st to join - 14dc.

Fasten off leaving 30cm/12in tail. Whip stitch together heel opening and weave in ends.

Diagram

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