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Over the Knee Baby Socks 2

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Over the Knee Baby Socks 2
Over the Knee Baby Socks 2
Over the Knee Baby Socks 2

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, k2tog, p2tog, knit in the round, work short rows, 1/1 cables, ssk, ktbl, yo; toes are finished either by grafting/Kitchener stitch or 3-Needle BO {written directions plus internet sources provided}

Pattern Description:

For the tiny fast-foot artist in your life!

There are 3 Twisted Stitch or Cable Front Design Panels to choose from for these adorable tall socks which are a combination sock - bootie - legwarmer. Knit in the round from the top down, both the knee and heel are shaped using short rows. Pattern stitches are charted and written out.

The Red Sock is a twisted stitch variation - each knit stitch is worked through the back of the stitch in the Bayerische fashion.

Acknowledgments: pattern stitches / inspiration Maloney, Annie, The Cable Knitting Handbook, 2004

For additional choices see the original Over The Knee Baby Socks pattern.


25 sts and 32 rows over 4" / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0 - 3 (3 - 6) months foot length 3.5 (4.5)" / 9 (11.5)cm


  • YARN Each pair requires: 145 (200) yds / 130 (180) m Dalegarn Falk (100% Superwash wool; 116yds / 106m per 50g ball); pictured in Green, Natural and Red
  • NEEDLES 3 mm / US2.5 4 DPN or size required to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch marker, cable needle, tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

145 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Dalegarn Falk


Green, Natural, Red
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