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Double Diamond Socks

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Double Diamond Socks
Double Diamond Socks
Double Diamond Socks
Double Diamond Socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • basic lace knitting
  • knitting with beads

Pattern Description:

This picot-topped sock is faced to give a comfortable fit and to cushion the beads. There is a choice of two Diamond patterns for the foot: Diamond Waffle for a more substantial foot or Diamond Lace for a more open look.


8 stitches per inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small, Medium and Large; to fit 8.5 (9.5, 10.5)" ankles. Size is also adjustable by your yarn and needle-size selections.


  • 100g fingering-weight sock yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • 2.25 mm dpns or circular needle
  • a short length of similar weight,contrast yarn for the provisional cast-on
  • Beads are optional, but add a certain sparkle! 128 (144, 160) Colour Z and 32 (36, 40) Colour X beads (Size #6) are required for a matching pair of socks.

Suggested yarn:

222 yards of Fingering weight

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About the designer

Lucy Neatby on
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Lucy is a full-time hand-knitting designer, teacher and the author of books including Cool Socks Warm Feet, Cool Knitters Finish in Style and A Little Book of BIG Holes for Hand-Knitters. She also ...

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