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Baby Socks Knitting Pattern

May 3, 2019

Baby Socks Knitting Pattern- classic cuffed socks that make a great gift!

Baby Socks Knitting Pattern

I’m generally not a fan of knitting socks for 2 reasons- #1 Double point needles and #2 they take too long to make only to be hidden inside shoes. I made an exception for baby socks though. Since they’re so tiny, they don’t take long to make. They also make a great scrap-busting project!

Baby Socks Knitting Pattern

Yarn: Caron Cotton Cakes in Nested Blues

(Note- I bought this yarn almost a year ago. While writing this post I tried to find it online and I think it may be discontinued? If you can’t find Caron Cotton Cakes, any #4 Medium Weight yarn will do)

Needles: Size US 5 double point

Size: 0-6 months

(Make 2)

Ribbed band:

Cast on 24 sts. Divide them over 3 rounds and place a marker to indicate the beginning. Work in K1, P1 ribbing for 5 rounds.

Leg:

Switch color and knit 10 rows in the round. Knit for 12 rounds. Remove marker.

Heel shaping:

Slip 12 stitches to one needle. Heel is worked back and forth in rows on this one needle.

Row 1: Right side: Slip 1, Knit 11. Turn

Row 2: Slip 1, Purl 11

Row 3: Slip 1, Knit 11

Row 4: Slip 1, Purl 11

Row 5: Slip 1, Knit 11

Turn heel:

Row 1 (Wrong side): Slip 1, Purl 5, P2tog, P1, Turn.

Row 2: Slip 1, Knit 1. Knit2tog, K1, Turn.

Row 3: Slip 1, Purl 2, P2tog, P1, Turn.

Row 4: Slip 1, Knit 3, Knit2tog, K1, Turn.

Row 5: Slip 1, Purl 4, Purl2tog, Turn.

Row 6: Slip 1. Knit 4, Knit2tog.

Foot:

With Right Side facing, knit around, picking up the 3 stitches on either side of the heel flap (24 sts). Beginning of round is now at the center of heel- place marker. Knit in the round for 12 rows.

Toe:

Switch color

Round 1: Knit to last 3 sts on first needle, k2tog, knit 1; on 2nd needle knit 1, ssk, knit to last 3 sts on 2nd needle, k2tog, knit 1; on 3rd needle, knit 1, ssk, knit to end of round.

Round 2: Knit.

Repeat these 2 round until 12 stitches remain. Cut yarn and using a yarn needle, pull yarn through remaining stitches. Pull to tighten. Weaven in ends.

Baby Socks Knitting Pattern

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