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I started as a 12 year old learning to crochet and knit from a little old lady named Aunt Mary. I am a breast cancer survivor/warrior! I love yarn, patterns and keeping my fingers busy with knitting ...

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Baby Sock Formula

from Merry Melody Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Baby Sock Formula
Baby Sock Formula
Baby Sock Formula
Baby Sock Formula

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round, wrapping stitches, short rows, decreases.
  • Knitting through the back loop (ktbl)
  • kitchener stitch

Pattern Description:

Here is a formula for knitting baby socks on 3 needles. You can use any fingering weight yarn for this pattern and if you use a self-striping yarn(which does the striping work for you), you will get very cute socks! These are knitted from the top down and feature a short--row heel, which fits very comfortably

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • tapestry or yarn needle to work kitchener stitch and weave in ends


  • Fingering or self-striping sock yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Double pointed needles size 2 or 3

Suggested yarn:

106 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Red Heart--Heart & Sole


Mellow Stripe

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