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Tiny Rooster and hen (baby socks)

from Sandra Jaeger's Strickstuebchen
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Tiny Rooster and hen (baby socks)
Tiny Rooster and hen (baby socks) Tiny rooster and hen socks
Tiny Rooster and hen (baby socks) Tiny rooster and hen socks
Tiny Rooster and hen (baby socks) Tiny rooster and hen socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • do stranded knitting with at most two colors in the round on double pointed needles

Pattern Description:

My work collegue lives on a farm and when she was expecting her baby at home, the fox came and got some of her hens.
As I had the charts already drafted anyway I made her this special socks with little hens and roosters on it.
And there are also some eggs next to the toe.

They are knitted toe - up. But notes for knitting it top down are also included.

The socks will fit babys about 0 - 3 months.
They are knitted completely from 4-ply sock yarn leftovers.

The pattern is also part of my ebook.

Enjoy and happy farm life baby socks knitting!


Knitting gauge: 2 x 2 cm = about 6 stitches und 7 rows.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • baby socks 32 stitches (will fit baby feet about 0 - 3 months)


  • Soft 4-ply sock yarn (209 " 210 m/50g) (about 15 g in yellow and 13 g in green, 12 g in brown, 12 g in off-white, 12 g in red, 8 g in black) Merino, cotton, similar...
  • 5 double pointed needles 2.5 mm (15 cm length " is easier than 20 cm :)
  • Tapestry needle to weave in the ends.

You Will Also Need:

  • knitting fun!

Suggested yarn:

230 yards of Fingering weight


green, offwhite, brown, red, black, yellow

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