Add a little Mid-Century Modern style to your sock knitting adventures with these jazzy colorwork socks! The graphic details will steal the show in two colors with strong contrast; one solid neutral and one bold POP of color will give you perfect, eye-catching results. Note: This pattern is knit top-down and features a Dutch heel.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: 1 (2, 3, 4)
Gauge: 34 st and 40 rows in 4 in/10 cm in stockinette stitch, unblocked
Fingering Weight Sock Yarn (2 contrasting colors) | About 400-440 yards/365-402 meters in 100 grams (each). You will need one skein for your MC, and a partial skein for your CC.
MC: Gold (or your favorite “pop” color)
MC: Light Color with Speckles
CC: Dark Contrast
Yardage is an estimate and may vary based on your gauge and yarn choice. If in doubt, please round up. Yarn substitutions may create different results. Please keep this in mind.
US Size 1.5/2.5mm DPNs (double point needles) – or size needed to obtain gauge
- Locking stitch markers
Darning needle to weave-in ends
- Ankle Circumference: 8 (9.5, 10.5, 12) in/ 20.5 (23.5, 26.5, 29.5) cm
- Foot Circumference: 8 (9.5, 10.5, 12) in/ 20.5 (23.5, 26.5, 29.5) cm
Tip: Measure about 1.5 in/3.75cm above base of your ankle to determine your size
Errata — Monday, April 24, 2023
Top of Page 6, second sentence should read — Note: The start of the heel flap is your new BOR, so you’ve just worked the first 13 (15, 15, 17) sts of the next round.