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Carrie Sullivan, aka Irish Girlie Knits, is a blogger, sock-obsessed knitter, and designer known for her deceptively simple, perfectly gorgeous designs such as Cotty and Summer Wind. In addition to ...

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from Irish Girlie Knits Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Dotty

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit in the round
  • reading a chart is helpful, but written directions are also provided

Pattern Description:

My grandmother. Grandma. Everything a grandma should mean to a child. Simple, loving things .... homemade, decorated birthday cakes, lots of hugs, little cheeseburgers, summer vacations. Funny the things we remember. Grandma. Dorothy. Known to all her friends as Dotty.

When I saw that this colorway was named Dotty, I knew immediately it would become my grandma socks. I paired it with a dot pattern that gradually, subtlely, lengthens down the sock. Simple, but elegant. My grandma.


32 stitches = 4" over st st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: adult women's X-Small (Small, Medium, Large) 5 1/2, (6 1/2, 7 1/2, 8 1/2)" foot circumference; 6 1/4" approximate leg length


  • 350-380 yards of fingering weight yarn such as The Plucky Knitter Merino Cashmere Nylon fingering, BMFA Socks that Rock lightweight, Squoosh Merino Cashmere: Sock, Anzula Squishy, Knitted Wit Superwash Merino Fingering, Hazel Knits Artisan Sock
  • Size US 1.5 (2.5mm) or size to obtain gauge, either DPNs or circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch Markers
  • Tapestry Needle

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