Tessellation Socks

Designed by Anastasia Popava

These cozy socks are a thoughtful hybrid of Tunisian crochet and regular crochet. Working the body of the crochet sock in Tunisian crochet makes for a comfortable fit. And since it’s worked in spiral strips around, you don’t even need a Tunisian hook! The strips combine with the variegated yarn to create a subtle tiled pattern.

FINISHED SIZE: 6¾” (7¾, 8¾)” [17 (19.5, 22) cm] foot circumference to fit S-6 (M-7/8, L-9/10) Women’s shoe size.

YARN: Fingering weight (#1 Super Fine) Shown here: Malabrigo Sock (100% superwash merino wool; 440 yd [402 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #802 terracota, 1 (1, 2) skeins.

HOOK: Size E/4 (3.5 mm); D/3 (3.25 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS: Stitch markers; yarn needle.

GAUGE: 18 sts = 3″ (7.5 cm) and 4 rows = 3¼” (8.5 cm) with bigger hook in tessellation st pattern, 14 ssc and 15 sc rows = 2″ (5 cm) with smaller hook.

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