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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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Grimhilde Socks

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

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • knit
  • purl
  • basic decreasing
  • how to pick up stitches along an edge
  • turning the work in the middle of a row
  • basic cables (explained in pattern)

Pattern Description:

Inspired by one of fiction's most devious villains usually known simply as "The Evil Queen", these socks are an homage to shape shifters of all kinds. Worked up in a deliciously squishy texture set off by tiny cables, these socks are perfect for showcasing your handpainted yarns. Knit them in a beautiful semi-solid if you're feeling royal, or show off your wild side in a gorgeous variegated colorway! Your feet will thank you for using one of the luxurious yarns pictured here, provided by Anzula Luxury Fibers and The Yarns of Rhichard Devrieze.


32 sts/50 rounds = 4 inches in stockinette


  • Approximately 100 grams fingering weight sock yarn - Samples are shown in Anzula Dreamy (75% superwash merino, 15% cashmere, 10% silk; 385 yards per 115 gram skein), colorway: Bark, and Rhichard Devrieze Peppino (100% merino; 225 yards per 50g skein), colorway: Into the Shadows
  • US 1 1/2/2.5 mm 32" circular needle OR set of DPNs
  • Stitch marker
  • Yarn needle
  • Cable needle
  • Scissors

Suggested yarn:

350 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Anzula OR The Yarns of Rhichard Devrieze


Bark (Anzula), Into the Shadows (Rhichard Devrieze)