little socks

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little socks Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, pick up sts, short rows

Pattern Description:

Stuff these adorable little elf-sized stockings with tiny treats for your loved ones to find, then hang them on the tree to be discovered on Christmas morning! Or make good on your New Years resolution to learn to knit socks

This is a perfect project to learn all the sock knitting
techniques at a small scale.


Skills Required
knitting in the round, turning a heel, picking up stitches, decreases

finished stocking is approximately 3 1/2" tall

15 yds DK weight yarn

US #3 / 3.25mm double pointed needles

Gauge: 24 sts / 4" in stockinette stitch using larger needles

Notions: darning needle, crochet hook if desired to form slip stitch loops.


24 sts / 4" in stockinette stitch using larger needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • one size


  • yarn, needles

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers, darning needle

About Designer

About Designer

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Tin Can Knits is the partnership of Emily Wessel and Alexa Ludeman. We design and publish excellent knitting patterns and books.

What's great about our books & patterns?
? Irresistible, mostly-seamless, fun-to-knit designs
? Patterns designed for all sizes ? so you can knit them for your boyfriend or for your grandbabies
? Alexa?s fun and fabulous photography
? Emily?s irreverent and ...

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