These house socks are easy to knit. Using only the flat stitch and purl stitch, these are great for any skill level.
LOOM: ‘Rotating’ Double Knit Loom, used as a single knitting, outside rail only.
YARN: Sample used Stitch Studio Earthtone in Cream approx 100 yards.
NOTIONS: tapestry needle, accent buttons.
GAUGE: 6 stitches and 8 rows to 1″ of flat stitch.
SIZE: medium 7-8, large 8-9.
K= uwrap stitch/flat stitch
P= purl stitch
Work one clockwise and one counter clockwise.
Ewrap cast on 52 pegs, prepare to work in the round.
Row 1: k3 (p1, k4) p1, k3
Row 2: (k2, p1, k1, p1) k2
Repeat rows 1&2 for a total of 30 rows.
Rows 31-35: k row
Turn heel on 26 pegs, using short row shaping. There will be 10 unwrapped pegs when finished decreasing.
Knit in flat stitch for a total of 35 (40) rows.
Work as many rows as desired for the length of the sock. (8 rows = 1″)
Repeat heel instructions for toe.
Bind off and slip last loop off peg and cut yarn leaving an 12″ tail for sewing.
Sew the toe closed using a yarn needle using the Invisible Stitch.
Tighten cast on edge.
Sew on accent buttons to the cuff. (The set of 4 knit stitches side by side)