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Porthole Rib Socks

from Pointe Shoes Punk Rock And Purl
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Porthole Rib Socks
Porthole Rib Socks KB Designs Porthole Rib Socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, Working in the round, Cast on, Cast off

Pattern Description:

This is the first in a series of Pirate-inspired socks. The first Pirates of The Caribbean movie had just come out and Captain Jack Sparrow aka: Johnny Depp was all over the news. Ah-h-h... the good ole days! This first in series, "Porthole Rib", made its debut as a club exclusive for the Zen String Yarn Club. All three will be a variation on a theme and featuring KB Designs signature embellished heel flap.


28 sts = 4" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Women / girls 6-7


  • 370 yd/338m sock weight yarn, dpns

Suggested yarn:

370 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Sweet Georgia, Koigu, Cherry Tree Hill Supersock, Claudia Handpaints


Shown in "Poseidon" & "Lily" Zen String (discontinued)