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Hi! I'm Sarah Wilson, also known as the Sexy Knitter. I started crafting at a very young age and have tried a little bit of almost everything - sewing, quilting, cross-stitch, needlepoint, ...

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Bonneterie Socks

from Designs by The Sexy Knitter
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Bonneterie Socks
Bonneterie Socks
Bonneterie Socks
Bonneterie Socks
Bonneterie Socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Work in the round
  • Basic decreasing
  • Basic increasing
  • Making a yarn over
  • Judy's Magic Cast On

Pattern Description:

Worked from the toe up with a textured heel flap, these knee highs feature a tiny, twisted cable on the outside of each sock, while subtle calf shaping is worked across only the back half of stitches. Finished off with a delicate lace edging, Bonneterie are named after the French word for "hosiery". Step out in style!

The 3-page PDF includes instructions for altering the length of the foot and leg to achieve a perfect fit, and also gives both written instructions and a chart for the lace edging.


32 sts/39 rounds = 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Women's Small (8 inch ankle)
  • Women's Large (10 inch ankle)


  • 650 yards fingering weight yarn; sample shown in Knitshop Socks Yarn (80% wool, 20% ramie; 300 meters per 100 gram skein); colour: Mustard; 2 skeins
  • US 1/2.25 mm 32-inch circular needle OR double pointed needles
  • Stitch markers
  • Scissors
  • Blunt needle