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Destrehan, LA (near New Orleans)

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Peppermint Sticks Tube Socks

from HeartStrings Knitting Patterns
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Peppermint Sticks Tube Socks
Peppermint Sticks Tube Socks
Peppermint Sticks Tube Socks
Peppermint Sticks Tube Socks
Peppermint Sticks Tube Socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Advanced beginner with some familiarity with knitting circularly on double point needles and handling 2 colors

Pattern Description:

Easy-to-knit two-color socks with spiraling stripes give the simple tube sock a peppermint twist.

No grafting needed for the spiral decrease toes and no heel shaping either!

Make several to keep on hand for unplanned gifts, since the adaptable tube shape fits any foot length.

Choose to make your socks the same, or as right and left mirror images (instructions included). Or even switch around the colors from one sock to the other. Have fun!


20 stitches and 23 rows per 3 inches in the 2-color pattern measured un-stretched

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Adult medium-large. Each tube sock is 19.5" long by 9" around unstretched. Stretches to fit upper calf. Conforms to narrower ankles and feet when worn twisted slightly around leg.


  • DK or worsted weight yarn. 250 yards main color (e.g. red as pictured), 150 yards contrast color (e.g. ecru)
  • size US 4 / 3.5 mm needles suggested

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