Captain Obvious Socks

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Captain Obvious Socks Pattern


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Captain Obvious Socks Toe
Captain Obvious Socks Short row heel

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls



Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • short rows
  • stranded colourwork
  • knit in the round

Pattern Description:

The title kind of says it all; socks that proclaim their sockness for all the world to see. Combine that with some eye-catching herringbone in a brilliantly contrasting colour, and you've got a sock that shouts out to the world: I'm a sock and I'm proud of it.

This sock is constructed from the top down and uses the short row heel technique. You will need three 50g balls of yarn in two colours and four double pointed 1.25mm needles. The pattern is written for two sizes, a S-M sock suitable for women's shoe size 7 - 9 or a M-L option for size 9 and up.


19 sts x 21 rows


  • 3 -50 g balls of yarn
  • 4 double pointed needles, 1.25mm

Suggested yarn:

620 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

DGB Confetti Superwash

About Designer

About Designer

kraftling on

For me, knitting and crocheting evolved from a hobby to an all-consuming passion (some would say obsession). Inspiration for my designs is drawn from all over the place, including past travels -- from Turkey to Kyrgyzstan and many places in between. I dream about wool during the long Canadian winters, often waking from my sleep with visions of knittin?s dancing in my head.
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