Archimedes Socks

from Verybusymonkey Designs

Archimedes Socks Pattern


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Knitting: Archimedes Socks
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • chart reading
  • knitting in the round

Pattern Description:

I don't know why I kept thinking about Archimedes (actually, I was thinking about the little owl from Disney's Sword and the Stone but it turns out the real Archimedes was a scientist/mathematician so it worked out nicely).

Top-down socks with pattern created entirely using lace. Two sizes available.


9 sts x 12 rows = 1" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 64-st and 72-st sizes


  • 1 skein fingering weight sock yarn (350+ yards)
  • US 1.5 needles

About Designer

About Designer

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I've been crafting since forever, knitting fanatically since about 2006 and designing since 2008. When not knitting, I teach university students about primates and play with my horses.

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