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Slipped Stripes Socks

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Slipped Stripes Socks
Slipped Stripes Socks
Slipped Stripes Socks
Slipped Stripes Socks
Slipped Stripes Socks
Slipped Stripes Socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Judy's Magic Cast On
  • Knitting in the Round (Magic Loop, 2 Circulars or DPNs)
  • Basic Increases/Decreases
  • Stretchy Bind Off
  • Working Simple Charts or Written Instructions
  • Slipped Stitches
  • Basic Knowledge of Conventional Sock Construction

Pattern Description:

Easily knit with simple slipped stitches, the stripes of contrast make these socks stand out in the crowd. These striking unisex socks make great use of variegated and color changing yarns.

Worked toe-up and 2 at a time using the magic loop method, they can easily be done one at a time, and they can also be knit with DPNs or 2 circular needles. Judy's Magic Cast On is used along with a gusseted short row heel.

Directions are both written and charted.

MC: 150 [180, 225, 275] 300 yds (137 [165, 206, 251] 274 m),
CC: 100 [125, 175, 200] 215 yds (91 [114, 160, 183] 197 m).


30 stitches = 4" (10 cm) in Pattern Stitch. Row gauge is not critical.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS [S, M, L] XL to fit ball of foot circumference measuring: 7 [8, 9, 10] 11 in., (18 [20, 23, 25] 28cm)


  • Needles: US 2 (3.00 mm) circular needle(s) or DPNs; or size required to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • 3 Stitch Markers
  • Tapestry Needle

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Sock


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