Cabled socks knitting pattern

Women's socks knitting pattern

Socks knitting patternSIZE S (M:L)

YARN

Coop Knits Socks Yeah! (4ply weight; 75% superwash merino, 25% nylon; 212m/231yds per 50g skein)

Ammolite; 2 x 50g skeins

NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES

1 set 2.25mm (UK 13/US 1) circular needles, 80cm long, or double-pointed needles (DPNs)

Cable needle (cn)

TENSION

36 sts and 53 rows to 10cm over st st on 2.25mm needles.

Chart meas 4cm from centre of wrap 3 to centre of next wrap 3.

SOCKS

FOOT (BOTH SOCKS)

Using 2.25mm needles and Judy’s Magic Cast On, cast on 20 (22:24) sts.

Pm for beg of round, and pm after stitch 10 (11:12).

Knit 1 round.

Inc round: *K1, K1BR, K to 1 st before mrk, K1BL, K1, slm; rep from * once more.

Rep last 2 rounds until there are 56 (62:72) sts, removing mid-way mrk on last round.

Next round: K29 (31:37), pm, K27 (31:35).

BEGIN CHART

Round 1: Work Instep Chart for your size to mrk, slm, knit to end of round.

Rep last round until foot meas approx. 7.5cm less than desired foot length.

Take note of Chart row just worked to match second sock.

Inc round: Work Instep Chart to mrk, slm, K1, K1BR, K to 1 st before end of round, K1BL, K1. 2 sts inc'd.

Next round: Work Instep Chart to mrk, slm, knit to end of round.

Rep last 2 rounds until there are 47 (55:61) sts on heel needle, 76 (86:98) sts total.

Next round: Work Instep Chart to mrk and take note of Chart row just worked.

You will now work the heel back and forth in rows over the next 47 (55:61) sts.

TURN HEEL

Row 1: K33 (37:40), M1, K1, w&t.

Row 2: P21, M1pw, P1, w&t.

Row 3: K19, M1, K1, w&t.

Row 4: P17, M1pw, P1, w&t.

Row 5: K15, M1, K1, w&t.

Row 6: P13, M1pw, P1, w&t.

Row 7: K11, M1, K1, w&t.

Row 8: P9, M1pw, P1, w&t.

55 (63:69) heel sts, 29 (31:37) instep sts. Knitting across the rest of the heel and work next row of Chart across the instep; picking up the wraps and knit them tog with their sts as you come to them.

HEEL FLAP

Working back and forth in rows again:

Row 1: K40 (46:51), SSK, turn AT THE SAME TIME cont to pick up rem wraps and working them tog with their sts.

Row 2: Sl 1, P25 (29:33), P2tog, turn.

Row 3: Sl 1, *(K1, Sl 1); rep from * to 1 st before gap made by last w&t, SSK, turn.

Repeat rows 2 and 3 until 28 (32:36) sts remain in heel, finishing on a Row 3.

The final st to decrease will be worked on the next round.

LEFT LEG

Set-up round: Work Instep Chart to mrk, slm, P2tog (to be counted as first st of Leg Chart A), work Leg Chart A from st 2, work Leg Chart B for your size, P0 (0:1), work Left Leg Chart C to last 0 (0:1) sts, P0 (0:1).

Next round: Work Instep Chart to mrk, slm, work Leg Chart A, work Leg Chart B for your size, P0 (0:1), work Left Leg Chart C to last 0 (0:1) sts, P0 (0:1).

Last round sets Placement for Instep Chart and Leg Charts A, B and C.

Cont to work Instep and Leg Charts as set until Left Leg Chart C has been worked 3 times, ending on a row 20.

LEFT CUFF

Rib round 1: (K1tbl, P1) to 1 st before mrk, K1tbl, slm, P1, (K1tbl) twice, (P1, K1tbl) 5 (7:8) times, P1 (1:2), (K1tbl, P1) 5 times, (K1tbl) twice, P1 (1:2).

Repeat Rib round 15 more times, or until cuff is desired length.

RIGHT LEG

Set-up round: Work Instep Chart to mrk, slm, P2tog (to be counted as first st of Right Leg Chart C for sizes S and M only), work Right Leg Chart C from st 2 (2:1), P0 (0:1), work Leg Chart B for your size, work Leg Chart A.

Next round: Work Instep Chart to mrk, slm, P0 (0:1), work Right Leg Chart C, P0 (0:1), work Leg Chart B for your size, work Leg Chart A.

Last round sets Placement for Instep Chart and Leg Charts A, B and C.

Cont to work Instep and Leg Charts as set until Left Leg Chart C has been worked 3 times, ending on a row 20.

RIGHT CUFF

Rib round: (K1tbl, P1) to 1 st before mrk, K1tbl, slm, P1 (1:2), (K1tbl) twice, (P1, K1tbl) 5 times, P1 (1:2) (K1tbl, P1) 5 (7:8) times, (K1tbl) twice, P1.

Repeat Rib round 15 more times, or until cuff is desired length.

MAKING UP

BOTH SOCKS

Cast off using the sewn cast off method as folls:

Cut a length of yarn approx. 3 times the length of your work and thread into a tapestry needle. Holding the knitting needle with the stitches in the left hand and the tapestry needle in your right hand: *Insert the tapestry needle into the first 2 sts on the knitting needle as if to purl and draw the length of yarn all the way through. Without taking the sts off the needle, insert the tapestry needle into the first st on the knitting needle again as if to knit, draw the yarn through and slip the st off. Rep from * until all sts are cast off.

FINISHING

Weave in ends and gently block to measurements, following any yarn care instructions on the ball band.

Design by Faye Perriam Reed

MeasurementsChart

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