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I have been fortunate to have a life filled with knitting and beautiful yarns. Then it took on a life of it's own. I began designing knit patterns, spinning, and learning everything I could about ...

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Foothills Sock

from Smoky Mountain Colors
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Foothills Sock
Foothills Sock
Foothills Sock

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Magic Loop, 2 Circulars, Increase, Decrease, Knit, Purl, Toe Up Cast On
  • ssk, sl, tbl, p2tog, k2tog,

Pattern Description:

The Foothills Sock brings a new technique to top-cuff-down socks. It offers not only this new cuff, but 2 choices of comfortable heel shapes. I've also included videos and links for visual references. The body of the sock is a very comfortable waffle stitch that is an easy 4 row repeat. Though it was made with a yarn that has an elastic texture, it knits up beautifully in any fingering weight yarn. I suggest going up a needle size if you need a little extra ease. Only one of my test knitters went up a needle size. Written for 2 Circulars or Magic Loop, but can be worked on Double Points.

Like all my patterns I write each one as if we were sitting together having a lesson. There are hints and suggestions throughout.
Skill Level: Advance Beginner
PDF File: 771 Kb
4 pages with area for notes
Tested and Edited
Designer contact information included for questions
Written pattern, round by round.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Medium/average


  • 2/250 Skeins of sock weight yarn, US size or 1.5 or 2 needle,

Suggested yarn:

425 yards of Fingering weight

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