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Rio Rancho, NM

I love cooking, beading and especially knitting. I started crafting very young - between my mother and great aunt I learned to cook, knit, crochet, sew, quilt, bead, embroider, and cross stitch. ...

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Double Agent Socks

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Double Agent Socks
Double Agent Socks
Double Agent Socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Long-tail cast on, work in the round, knit, purl, slip, k2tog, p2tog, ssk, sk2p, yo, kitchener seam.

Pattern Description:

Quiet, reserved, refined... but does he dance? Of course he dances, when appropriate (or necessary.) Elegantly, actually. Years of dancing around the truth and dodging danger makes one quite graceful... and deceptive. Perfect for any Double Agent, these socks offer grace, flexibility and comfort no matter where your opposing masters have you lurking.

Inspired by my favorite double agent, Severus Snape.


Approximately 32 sts = 4" (10 cm) in stockinette stitch in the round.


  • Necessary yardage will vary with foot length. Approximately 342 - 378 yards were required for 10 1/2" foot lengths in testing over several different yarns. Shown in Tosh Sock, Madelinetosh Hand Dyed Yarns (395 yards/100grams, 100% Superwash Merino color: Smokestack).
  • Size 2 (2.75mm) DPNs or size required to get gauge.
  • Tapestry needle for weaving in ends. Stitch markers may be helpful.

Suggested yarn:

380 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Madeline Tosh - Tosh Sock