Thursday, December 4, 2008

Jackson Socks - Free Knit Pattern

Jackson Socks - Free Knit Pattern designed by Ann Aschenbrenner



Technique used: Knit





YARN

Naturally Caron.com Country
(75% Microdenier acrylic/25% merino wool) from Caron International:

X-Small and Small: #0004 Green Sheen (MC) and #0007 Naturally (CC), 3 oz/85 gr each

Medium: #0017 Claret MC) and #0012 Foliage (CC), 3 oz/85 gr each

Large: #0021 Peacock (MC) and #0022 Plum Pudding (CC), 3 oz/85 g each

Five double-pointed needles (dpns) size US 7 (4.5mm) or size to obtain gauge

Stitch marker

Yarn needle

SIZES

X-Small (Small, Medium, Large)

To fit 6 months (18 months, 6 year old, shoe size 8)



FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Length of Sock 5 (6 1/2, 8, 10)”

Foot Circumference 5 (5 3/4, 6 1/2, 8)”



GAUGE

In Stockinette Stitch: 22 sts and 22 rows = 4”/10 cm


SOCKS

Using MC, cast on 32 (32, 36, 44) sts evenly divided onto 4 dpns. Join being careful not to twist. Pm to mark beginning of rnd.

Work around in k2, p2 rib following this stripe pattern:

Work 3 (3, 7, 9) rnds MC alternating with 3, (3, 7, 9) rnds CC (CO counts as one rnd) until there are 5 (5, 3, 3) stripes of MC and 4 (4, 2, 2) stripes of CC..



Divide for heel flap:

Color pattern

Sizes XS and S only: The remainder of the sock is worked with MC.

Sizes M and L only: Attach CC and work 2 rows of heel flap, then with MC work for 2 rows. Alternate 2 rows of each color for remainder of heel flap.


All Sizes:

Row 1: (Sl 1, k1) across 16 (16, 18, 22) sts, turn.

Row 2: Sl 1, p to end, turn

Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until 10 (10, 14, 18) rows have been completed, ending after last p row.


Turn heel:

All Sizes: Use MC and work as follows:

Row 1: K10 (10, 12, 14), k2tog TBL, turn

Row 2: S1, p4 (4, 6, 6), p2tog, turn.

Row 3: Sl1, k4 (4, 6, 6), k2tog TBL, turn.

Repeat Rows 2 and 3 until all sts are worked, ending with a p row -- 6 (6, 8, 8) sts remain.

Gusset:

Begin working in-the-rnd again continuing in MC and using different color markers as follows:

K3 (3, 4, 6) -- half the heel sts, pm #1; k remaining 3 (3, 4, 6) heel sts; then pick up and k7 (7, 9, 10) sts along side of heel flap, pm #2; k16 (16, 18, 20) instep sts, pm #3, also marks original beginning of rnd; pick up and k7 (7, 9, 10) sts along other side of heel; k to marker #1 (middle of heel) -- 36 (36, 44, 52) sts.

Note: Pick up gusset sts in slipped sts on edge of gusset and pick up a gusset st in each corner of heel flap to prevent holes from forming in heel.

Begin dec rows:

Note: For dec rows only, use marker #1 to mark the beginning of the rnd so that decs are the same on both sides of the sock.


Color pattern

Sizes XS and S only: Work in MC.

Sizes M and L only: Work until a total of 7 (9) rows have been worked in MC (includes pick-up row). Change to CC at marker #3 and work 21 (27) rnds following instructions for decs; then work in MC for remainder of piece.



All sizes:

Rnd 1: K.

Rnd 2: K to 3 sts before marker 2, k2tog, k1; k around to marker #3, sm, k1, SSK, k to end.

Repeat Rnds 1 and 2 until 32 (32, 36, 44) sts remain.

Size XS only:

Work one more dec rnd as follows:

K to 3 sts before marker #2, k2tog, k1; sm, k1, SSK; k around to 3 sts before marker #3, k2tog, k1, sm, k1, SSK, k to end -- 28 sts remain.

All Sizes:

Work until foot measures 4 1/2 (6, 7 1/2, 9 1/2)” or desired length.

Note: Toe will add approximately 5”.

Toe decs:

Start at marker #3 (side of foot), k1, SSK, k to 3 sts before marker #2, k1, k2tog, sm, k1, SSK, k to 3 sts before marker #3, k2tog, k1.

Repeat this rnd 3 (3, 4, 4) times -- 16 (20, 20, 28) sts remain.

Close edge with Kitchener stitch.



FINISHING

Using yarn needle, weave in ends.

1 comment:

FabricsNQuilts said...

those lil socks are too cute! I would love to learn to knit, but I need another craft like I need another hole in the head.