Escalator Socks

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Escalator Socks Pattern

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Knitting: Escalator Socks
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men, Girls, Boys

Item:

Socks

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic knitting skills
  • Knitting in the round with dpns/circular ndls
  • Increases/decreases
  • Knowledge of conventional sock construction

Pattern Description:

Stave off second sock syndrome with the Escalator Socks. The first sock is worked cuff-down in an easy knit and purl stitch pattern with a garter ridge eye-of-partridge heel flap and pointed toe that requires no grafting. The second sock has the same features but is worked toe-up instead. The pattern comes in 3 adult sizes and instructions are provided for the stockinette anklet variation. Escalator is an easy pattern to knit but has enough novelty to keep your attention through both socks.

Gauge:

Gauge After Blocking
32 stitches / 48 rows = 4" / 10cm in stockinette on #1.5 (2.5mm) needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizing: Small, Medium, Large
  • Medium Crew socks shown on a Men's size 8 foot. Small Anklet socks shown on a Women's size 6 foot.
  • Foot Circumference (unstretched): 7(7.5,8)in / 17.8(19,20.3)cm
  • Cuff length as shown: Crew: 8in / 20.3cm, Anklet: 2.5in / 6.4cm

Materials:

  • Crew: fingering weight yarn, approximately 350(380,410)yds / 320(329,375)m
  • Anklets: fingering weight yarn, approximately 150(170,190)yds / 137(155,174)m
  • #1.5 (2.5mm) set of dpns or long circular needle for magic loop

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch marker
  • tapestry needle

About Designer

About Designer

knottygnome on craftsy.com

I engage in many crafts including knitting, spinning, crochet, quilting, sewing, and embroidery. My husband and I are permitted to co-exist with our three cats, our dog, and my crafting supplies.

I have had patterns published in Knotions, Knitcircus, Interweave Knits Accessories, and the Fresh Designs book series as well as Quilty magazine.

Visit my website at http://www.knottygnome.com

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