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The Blue Ridge Mountains form the backdrop for my home in Central Virginia. It’s a beautiful area and the surrounding countryside provides inspiration for many of my designs. The ever changing colors ...

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from Lara Smoot Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Aquasocks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl, yarn over, SSK, M1R, M1L, CDD, chart reading

Pattern Description:

Aquaman catches a ride with his best dolphin and heads towards the shore to do some exploring. The rocky ground is hard and his feet quickly tire. If only he had some socks to protect them! He glances wistfully at a group of knitters gathered on the edge of the shore...

The fin like pattern of Aquasocks will bring you to the ocean without having to leave the comfort of your favorite knitting chair.

This pattern is written for a cuff down sock, but can easily be modified for knitting toe up. Instructions are given for using four double pointed needles, but can be converted for using the magic loop method, two circular needles, or your preferred sock knitting method.


36 sts X 49 rows in stockinette worked in the round over 4" X 4" before blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • S, M, L to fit a foot 7", 8", 9" in circumference.

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 stitch marker, and a tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Suggested yarn:

420 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

of Gnome Acres House Gnome shown in the Aquaman colorway, Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply, Knitters Brewing Company's Sock-aholic, or other fingering weight sock yarn that knits to gauge.



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