HOME ANKLE SOCKS

Here is our fav house sock/slipper pattern we have compiled. Feel free to share and use!

HOME ANKLE SOCKS
Sizes - Big Kids to Women's | depending on foot length

 

Abbreviations:

See post here on common knitting abbreviations.

Tools:

  • Size 5 double pointed needles
  • worsted weight yarn | Ranch Wool Delaine Merino (colorways pictured, neon red, filtered light)
  • darning needle
  • scissors

Pattern:

Cast on - 40 sts
Work 1 by 1 rib for 2 inches
Work Stockinette for 4 in

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HEEL FLAP
Work heel over half of sts (20 sts).
Row 1: (RS) slip 1 as if to purl, k1, repeat to end.
Row 2: slip 1st st as if to purl, p to end.
Repeat Rows 1 & 2 for 8 times more
20 rows or 10 long V's for heel flap edge. *(These are the stitches that will later be used to pick up for the gusset)

 

TURN HEEL
Worked over half of the heel flap sts + 2 (12 sts)
Row 1 (RS): K12, ssk, k1 turn.
Row 2 (WS): Slip 1 pw, p5, p2tog, p1, turn.
Row 3 (RS): Slip 1 pw, knit to 1 st before gap, ssk (close gap) k1, turn.
Row 4 (WS): Slip 1 pw, purl to 1 st before gap, p2tog, p1, turn.
Repeat rows 3 & 4 until all heel sts are worked. (12 its)

GUSSET


Knit across heel sts

(Pick up same 10 long V's from heel flap section plus 1)

Place locking st maker
Knit across top of foot sts

Place  locking st marker
Use ndl to pick up remaining 11 heel flap sts.
(Pick up same 10 long V's from heel flap section plus 1)
Decrease 1 st on each side of top of foot sts until 40 sts remain as follows | 

ROW 1

ndl 1: K to 3 sts before m, k2tog, k1, slip m

ndl 2: k across sts

ndl 3: k across sts, slip m

ndl 4: k1, ssk, k to end of row

ROW 2 

K around

Repeat rounds 1 and 2 until 40 sts remain

Knit the foot , begin decreasing for the toe around two inches before the end of your foot. 

TOE
Rnd 1:  k to 3 sts before m, k2tog, k1, slip m, k1, ssk
K to 3 sts before m, k2tog, k1, slip m, k1, ssk k to end.
Rnd 2:  k to end
Work these 2 rnds until 12 sts remain

Then work decrease every Rnd until 8 sts remain.
 

CLOSE TOE
Divide remaining 8 sts across 2 ndls, hold parallel and kitchner stitch toe closed. 

 

ENJOY!

The Madelinetosh Crew