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Yellowknife, NT, Canada

Michelle Krause is a northern Canadian designer specializing in knitted accessories – scarves, cowls, shawls, hats, socks, and mittens. She enjoys designing with lace, cables, and texture. She works ...

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Ocean Mist Socks

from Leah Michelle Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Ocean Mist Socks
Ocean Mist Socks
Ocean Mist Socks
Ocean Mist Socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic sock knitting
  • cabling with a cable needle

Pattern Description:

Wisps of ocean mist swirl and twist across waves and over rocks, just like the cable pattern in this pair of socks. Two of the cables continue to the toe, while the others fade into the heel, much like the ocean mist when it touches the shore. Inspired by the beautiful scenery around Vancouver Island, this pattern provides a relaxing, yet interesting knit. And everyone needs a pair of classic cable socks, especially at the coast.

This is a top-down sock pattern. Instructions are written for dpns. Pattern stitches are given in both written and charted instructions.


17 sts and 23 rows = 2" in St st worked in the rnd on US 1.5 needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Women's Medium. Foot Circumference = Approx. 8 inches. Leg Circumference = Approx. 8 inches. Foot Length = 9 1/2 inches, or whatever length is desired.


  • Cascade Yarns Heritage (75% superwash merino wool, 25% nylon; 437 yd [400 m]/100 grams). 1 skein.
  • One set size 1.5 (2.5 mm) dpn or size needed to obtain gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle
  • markers
  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

437 yards of Fingering weight