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A Study in Scraps: Sock #1

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : A Study in Scraps: Sock #1
A Study in Scraps: Sock #1
A Study in Scraps: Sock #1
A Study in Scraps: Sock #1
A Study in Scraps: Sock #1
A Study in Scraps: Sock #1

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round, increasing, decreasing, picking up stitches, kitchener stitch

Pattern Description:

Get out all your best sock scraps - here is a pattern to make them all look smashing! Simple ribbing and easy stripes make for a dynamic looking combination. No one would ever guess these were made of leftovers! (And you only have to tell if you want to).

You need at lest two colours of yarn, about 50g of each colour. More colours can be used of course!

Knit from the top down, with a snazzy buttoned cuff (optional), heel flap heel and standard toe.
Stripes and ribbing continue onto the heel, if you like.

Pattern as written will fit ladies medium or mens small. Instructions are given for sizing the pattern up or down.

This pattern includes five pages of instructions for knitting your socks. Additional technical support is also available through e-mail consultation.


8 sts = 1"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Pattern is written to fit Ladies size med socks (about 6.5 - 8.5) or Mens small (8-10). It can be sized up or down.


  • Minimum 2 colours of sock weight yarn - leftovers are encouraged! You will need about 80-100 grams total, depending on the size of socks you're knitting. Size 2.25 mm needles - this pattern is written for knitting on 5 DPNs.

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 co-ordinating buttons (optional), darning needle

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