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Touring Europe until 1/1/16

Crocheting is my crafty passion - passed on to me by my grandmother. :-)

My husband and I were blessed to be able to retire in January 2007. Since then we’ve been able to realize life-long dreams ...

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Easy Ankle Socks

from Pam Daley Designs
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Easy Ankle Socks
Easy Ankle Socks
Easy Ankle Socks
Easy Ankle Socks
Easy Ankle Socks
Easy Ankle Socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • This pattern uses a foundation single crochet (directions in the pattern); you will also need to know how to do front and back post double crochet as well as chains, slip stitches, single crochet, double crochet & how to single crochet 2 together.

Pattern Description:

This is a fairly basic sock pattern - great for dipping your toes into the sock making adventure for the first time! The body is made of alternating single crochet/double crochet stitches; the toes and afterthought heel from single crochet; and the cuff is made using front-post and regular double crochet.

You can customize the length of the sock as well as the length of the cuff.


11.5 sts & 10 rows in pattern stitch = 2 inches/5 cms

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The sock is customizable to most shoe sizes and includes a chart with measurements for small (US size 5-6), medium (US size 7-8), and large (US size 9-10)


  • 2 - 3 ounces (60 - 85 grams); 215 - 325 yards (197 - 297 meters) of sock weight yarn, (Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock yarn used for sample)
  • Crochet hook US E/3.5mm or size needed for gauge
  • 2 stitch markers (different colors)
  • Yarn needle for weaving in ends and sewing heel closed

Suggested yarn:

325 yards of Fingering weight