Log Cabin Yarns
Side to Side Socks
Side to Side Socks
Side to side socks - times three!
Materials: Sock A
1 skein 100g Noro Sock, colour S95
100grams On Your Toes Bamboo, colour Ivory
2.5mm 32" addi Turbo circular needle
Construction: Sock is worked side to side - instep and front of leg first, then sole, then back of leg. The
two edges are grafted together, then stitches are picked up to complete the toe and heel. Toe and heel
are knit exactly the same.
Sock A: Row 1, 3, 5, 7: Knit 3, *purl 3, knit 3* repeat from * to * to end of row
Row 2, 4, 6, 8: Knit 3, purl to last 3 stitches, knit 3
Row 9, 11, 13, 15: Knit 3, *knit 3, purl 3* repeat from * to * to last 6 stitches, knit 6
Row 10, 12, 14, 16: Knit 3, purl to last 3 stitches, knit 3
Sock B: Multiple of 10 + 6
Rows 1 and 2: knit
Row 3 (RS): k6, *(yo) once, k1, (yo) 2 times, k1, (yo) 3 times, k1, (yo) 2 times, k1, (yo) once, k6; rep
Row 4: k and drop all yo's off needle
Row 5 and 6: k
Row 7: k7, *(yo) once, k1, (yo) 2 times, k1, (yo) 3 times, k1, (yo) 2 times, k1, (yo) once, k6; rep from
*, end last rep k1 instead of k6
Row 8: Rep Row 4
Sock C: Knit every row
Before casting on, measure your foot at the widest part, and about 6 inches above your ankle. Divide
these measurements by two. The resulting numbers are used for the sole and back of leg.
Front of leg and instep: Cast on 85 stitches using a provisional cast on. I used Judy's Magic Cast on from
www.persistentillusion.com casting on 85 stitches on each needle. Leaving the cast on stitches resting
on the cable of a 32" long addi turbo, knit in pattern for 4 inches or half of your foot measurement.
Knit plain across 35 stitches, and work in stockinette on these 35 stitches only for half of your foot
measurement. Break yarn.
Back of Leg:
Attach yarn at the beginning of the 50 stitches, and work in pattern for approximately 4.5 to 5 inches
(half of your leg measurement) - ending with second last row of pattern for sock A, and Row 8 for sock
Heel and Toe Preparation:
Graft, in pattern the 50 stitches you were just working on to the first 50 stitches from the cast on row.
Break yarn. Now graft the remaining 35 stitches together in pattern. You now have a tube with a slit in
it. This slit is the heel.
Pick up and knit 30 stitches on one side of the slit, and an additional 30 on the other side.
Work one round plain, and then begin decreasing:
Round 1: Needle 1: K1, KFB, knit to last 3 stitches, KFB, K2. Repeat on needle 2
Rounds 2 and 3: Knit all stitches plain
Repeat these three rounds 6 times total - you will have 36 stitches left. 18 on each needle. Work Rounds
1 and 2 4 times until you have 10 stitches left on each needle. Graft these stitches together to close
Repeat as for the heel, only repeating rounds 1 and 2 until you have 20 stitches remaining - 10 on each
needle. Graft toe closed
Weave in ends. And make another one.