David Sock

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David Sock Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Men



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase/decrease

Pattern Description:

Here's a top-down unisex sock in four sizes S(M, L, XL) that knits up quickly and puts a busy colorway to good use. The deep Garter Rib cuff and matching heel provide textural contrast for an allover openwork pattern of tilting checks extending down the leg and over the top of the foot.
Substituting needles and/or yarn may result in an overall variation in size.


28 sts and 40 rows = 4" in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 7.25(8.5, 9.25, 10.5) inches in circumference, to fit feet measuring up to 8.5(9.5, 10.5, 11.5) inches around.


  • 350(400, 450, 500) yds of any springy, high-twist sock yarn with approximately 300 yards per 4 ounces.
  • Needles:DPNs size US1.5 (2.50mm), or size to obtain correct gauge.

Suggested yarn:

500 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Briar Rose Fibers Grandma's Blessing



About Designer

About Designer

Anne Hanson on craftsy.com

I am the owner of Knitspot - knitting patterns, clubs, and artisan yarns. I am a life-long knitter with a background in the fashion and graphic design fields, and began designing clothing, knitwear and accessories during the 1970s. I teach and write about knitting, spinning, and designing at my blog, Knitspot. I live and work in Ohio with David, who loves wool, too.

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