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Author of the best-selling 2-at a Time Socks and Toe-up 2-at-a-Time Socks, as well as Teach Yourself Visually Circular Knitting, Melissa did not being knitting until the year 2000, but she took to it ...

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Moon and Stars Socks

from Melissa Morgan-Oakes Craftsy Store
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Moon and Stars Socks
Moon and Stars Socks
Moon and Stars Socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Some sock experience recommended
  • Basic increases and decreases
  • Long tail cast-on

Pattern Description:

These socks, with the glint of silver, the shine of silk and the beautiful colors of an able dyer are knit into a pattern that reflects a heavenly night sky. Gentle undulations echo the celestial sphere, with yarn-overs dancing across the clouds like shooting stars.

This pattern is written for top-down 2-at-a-Time sock knitting, but experienced sock knitters can easily adapt the directions to their preferred sock knitting method.


8 stitches x 11 rows = 1 inch in stockinette stitch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished foot circumference 7". Sock is designed to fit a foot that is 8-9" in circumference


  • One skein Black Bunny Fibers Stella, or 300-400 yards of fingering weight yarn
  • US 1 40" long circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • seaming needle
  • scissors