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Zig Zag Socks

from Lucy Neatby
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Zig Zag Socks
Zig Zag Socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • two-colour knitting
  • Provisional Crochet Cast-On

Pattern Description:

These socks, with their optional double-knit soles, will be a delight to wear as regular socks or slippers. Begun with a provisional cast-on, the sock can later be extended upwards (if your yarn supply permits) or finished from the cast on edge with bells and fringe, for a frivolous flourish.

This project is also available as a kit featuring my Celestial Merino Mottled Solids Yarns from my website.


approximately 8 stitches per inch


  • 100 grams Main Colour Fingering Weight Yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • A set of five, 2.25 - 2.75 mm (US # 1-2) double pointed needles (dpns), 6 - 8" in length

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Celestial Merino Fingering Weight Yarn

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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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