Walking Into the New Year Socks

from Katherine Vaughan Designs

Walking Into the New Year Socks Pattern


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Knitting: Walking Into the New Year Socks
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit & purl patterning
  • Cables
  • Knitting in the round
  • Basic sock construction
  • Short rows

Pattern Description:

It is said that many of the stitches used in Aran knitting are lucky symbols for the wearer. For instance, diamonds represent wealth and success; cables are for strength, safety, and luck. This pattern incorporates such traditional designs into extra-cozy hiking socks loaded with good omens for the new year. Knit in worsted weight at a tight gauge, they are a great quick-knit for men or women.


21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Women's S [Women's M/Men's S, Women's L/Men's M, Men's L] 7 [8, 9, 10]" (18 [20.5, 23, 25.5] cm)


  • 200 - 430 yards (183 - 393 m) worsted weight yarn
  • US 5 - 3.75 mm double pointed or circular needles
  • 3 stitch markers
  • Yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

430 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Berroco Vintage

About Designer

About Designer

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Katherine Vaughan has been knitting for 25+ years and designing for more than 7. She primarily designs adult and children's wear and accessories for adults and the home. She daylights as an academic librarian in the mountains of Virginia, where it is (almost) never too hot to knit. Website: http://www.ktlvdesigns.com

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