pdf Digital Download


Need help? Visit our Help Center »

Have you made this pattern?

Share with the Craftsy community.

About the designer

My fiber adventures began several years ago when my friend and neighbor Mrs. Shelton taught me how to crochet. Of course I could not handle the teeny-tiny hook and thread she worked, but her ...

Read More » View all patterns by designer (9) »
Photo of sushiwan

Shelton's Folly

from Susan Woodley Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Shelton's Folly
Shelton's Folly full view
Shelton's Folly toe close-up
Shelton's Folly side view and instep
Shelton's Folly heel close-up
Shelton's Folly full and side views

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should know basic cuff down sock construction.

Pattern Description:

Shelton's Folly is a tribute to the wonderful lady who introduced my happy fingers to the world of fiber crafts. Even though she never knit a stitch in her life, as she was a dedicated crocheter, she inspired my adventures in knitting which led to my eventual obsession with socks.

These socks are available in three sizes - small, medium, and large - for ladies, but could easily be adapted for other sizes by adding or subtracting the six stitch repeat as needed. Pattern is written and charted for 2 circular needles, but can easily be adapted for any technique.


32 stitches x 44 rows = 4 inches
or 8 stitches per inch in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Women's Small, Medium, Large


  • US 1.5 / 2.25mm needles

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch marker
  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Miss Babs Yummy Superwash Sock & Baby Yarn - 2 ply


Squash Blossom