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I learned to knit the worst way there is - from a book! And not even a good book, a really crappy one (Knitting for Dummies)! For some reason I stuck with it, and now I'm thoroughly ...

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Form + Function Socks

from Handmade by Stefanie
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Form + Function Socks
Form + Function Socks
Form + Function Socks
Form + Function Socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round
  • Colorwork (stranded)
  • Short Rows
  • Decreasing

Pattern Description:

I designed these socks to be the ultimate travel knitting project - easy without being boring, all the while resulting in a pair of socks you'll love to wear. The colorwork lice and stripe pattern at the top of the cuff can be easily memorized (and you can just use your first sock as a reference when knitting sock #2); the striped toe allows you to easily work your toe shaping - all you have to do is remember which color is worked for the decrease round! As an added bonus, they are a great way to use leftover sock yarn, as you only need a small amount for the contrast color.


32 sts = 4" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Unisex S/M (M/L) - Cuff circumference approx. 8" (9")


  • 2 (2) skeins Baah! La Jolla in Tequila Lime (color A) and Night Sky (color B) (100% Superwash Merino, 400 yards (100 grams)
  • US #1 Double-Pointed Needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch marker , Darning Needle

Suggested yarn:

800 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Baah La Jolla


Tequila Lime & Night Sky