Thropton sock pdf pattern
Thropton makes a great lounge sock, and an alternative to a slipper. It’s chunky and textured and wrinkles down for maximum comfort, perfect for snuggling by the fire.
Written for an average UK 6 adult foot, but it’s very easily adapted to fit larger or slightly smaller sizes.
You will need:
A set of 4 or 5 DPN’s or a Circular needle ( approx. 30cm/12 in length) 6mm ( US 10 )
Stitch markers and holders, tapestry needle for toe seam.
Yarn approx. 2-2 ½ 100g skeins or 212-234m of chunky weight BareFaced a British Wool Alpaca blend 80%/20% available @jostorieknits
Skill level: Intermediate - Experienced
You will need to be able to work in the round, work a twisted rib and cable patterns and (although optional) the grafting technique known as Kirschener st. This is a top down sock.
Written for one size but can be adjusted, will stretch to fit
Circumference at foot: 26cm/10 in
Length to heel 35cm /13in
Foot length from heel 20cm/ 8in
In pattern using 6mm (US 10): 20sts x 17rows