When you need a basic sock, here’s the pattern to reach for again and again. Step by step, you will find that knitting socks isn’t rocket science, but just good and practical basic knitting.
Knit a few pairs using this pattern and fill your sock drawer with yummy hand knits for your feet. Choose the ribbing and leg stitch patterns from easy repeats. Once you’ve got the hang of this simple design, it is easy to add or subtract stitches to make socks larger or smaller.
How easy! Knit away!
Size: Adult medium. Size variations for small and large included in hint boxes.
Yarn: One 3.5 ounce (100 gram) skein sock weight yarn, approximately 400 yards
Gauge: 6 to 7 stitches per inch on 2.75 mm needles
Additional notions: Chibi darning needle, split ring stitch marker, Eucalan wool wash