4056 Jack Baby Socks (e-pattern)
Skill Level: Intermediate Knitting
These cute socks with minimal finishing are worked in one piece, without seams, beginning with the single rib cuff. The stocking stitch instep can be worked in a single colour or in one-row stripes.
After the instep is worked, the foot stitches are picked up and worked in garter stitch. The contrasting sole is worked in stocking stitch and shaped with short rows. The sole is closed using Kitchener Stitch.
To fit approx age:
Newborn, (0-3 months, 3-6 months)
from ankle approx 5 (6, 7) cm/ 2 (2¼, 2¾) ins
approx 7 (8, 9) cm / 2¾ (3¼, 3½) ins
Once you have decided which size to make. circle or highlight all instructions relevant to your size to avoid confusion when knitting.
Australian Superfine Merino by Cleckheaton 8 ply
(100% Australian Superfine Merino) 65g / 2¼ oz balls (130m/142yds)
Main Colour (M): 1 ball
Contrast Colour (C): 1 ball
These quantities will make several pairs of socks.
This superfine yarn is perfect for babies as it is beautifully soft against the skin.
Needles and Notions:
- a set of five 3.25mm / US 3 double-pointed needles
- 1 removable stitch marker, or small safety pin
- yarn needle
Note: e-pattern = digital download (PDF)