“Worked on straight needles from the top down this is a great basic ribbed sock that can be easily adapted for individual leg and foot lengths.”
- Jo Storie
Skills Required: Flat knitting, basic shaping, picking up of stitches or grafting
Yarn Type: Alpaca Loft’s 100% Baby Alpaca. We went all out and stretched the budget with 100% Scottish cashmere that’s been plied up to 4ply. However if Cashmere is too rich for you and you are on a budget try Drops Baby Alpaca Silk, 50g =167m/182yds = 4 balls
Yarn Shade: Any shade to match your style!
Yarn Weight: 4 ply
Sizes to Fit:
This pattern has been worked to fit an average adult female foot UK 6-8, however it can be very easily adjusted to any foot or leg length our model is wearing a UK size 6
Baby Alpaca Silk, 50g =167m/182yds = 4 balls
*Aran weight: 100g (approx 145m / 159yds). Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.
One pair each of 2.75 mm (US 2) & 3.25mm (US 3) straight needles
Tapestry needle for sewing up
Yarn approx. 175g- 4ply (sport) weight = 665m/727yds
In stocking stitch using 3.25 mm (US 3) needles: 21 sts x 32.5 rows 10 x 10cm (4 x 4 in) – adjust your needle size to match this tension.