Prewitt Socks

Learn how to knit socks with a simple slip-stitch pattern worked into two colors to create a faux-plaid effect!

A simple slip-stitch pattern worked in two colors creates a faux-plaid effect in a pair of socks. Adjustable foot and leg lengths make this a great sock knitting pattern for anyone! An exclusive excerpt from Kate Atherley’s Custom Socks, this pattern is available only in Knitscene Fall 2015.

Sizes
Ankle circumference:7 (7½, 8¼, 8¾)” (18 [19, 21, 22] cm)
Foot cirucmference: 7 (7½, 8, 8¼)” (18 [19, 20.5, 21] cm)
Leg length: Adjustable to fit.
Foot length: Adjustable to fit; finished length should be about ½” (1.3 cm) shorter than actual foot length. Sock shown measures 7″ (18 cm) foot circumference.

Yarn Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock (80% superwash wool, 20% nylon; 430 yd [393 m]/100 g): Cedar (MC) and Natural (CC), 1 skein each.

Needles Size U.S. 1.5 (2.5 mm): set of 4 double-pointed (dpn), two circular (cir) or one long cir, as you prefer.

Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 38 sts and 60 rnds = 4″ (10 cm) in slipped st patt worked in rnds; 32 sts and 49 nds = 4″ (10 cm) in St st worked in rnds.

Learn how to knit socks with a simple slip-stitch pattern worked into two colors to create a faux-plaid effect! Learn how to knit socks with a simple slip-stitch pattern worked into two colors to create a faux-plaid effect! Learn how to knit socks with a simple slip-stitch pattern worked into two colors to create a faux-plaid effect! Learn how to knit socks with a simple slip-stitch pattern worked into two colors to create a faux-plaid effect!

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