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Free Knitting Pattern: Men's Grey Socks

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: 60049
Rating: *****4.2 (based on 20 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
Length is adjustable.

CORRECTIONS: (applied Mar 30, 2009)


Shape Heel Flap
Row 3 Purl. Rep last 2 rows until a total of 21 rows have been worked, ending with a Row 1 3.

Gussets
With first needle, knit across 12 sts of heel, pick up and k 12 sts along side of heel flap, M1 between heel flap and next (instep) needle, with second needle, work 20 sts across 2 instep needles, with third needle, M1 between instep needle and heel flap, pick up 12 sts along remaining side of heel flap, work across 19 6 sts of heel flap - 58 sts. Place marker for beg of rnd.
Dec Rnd K 17, place marker, k2tog, k 20, place marker, k2tog, k 17.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Dec Rnd *K to next marker, slip marker, k2tog, rep from * once, k to end of rnd.

Shape Toe
Dec Rnd
K 7, place marker, skp, k 2, k2tog, k 14, place marker, skp, k 2, k2tog, k7.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Dec Rnd *K to next marker, slip marker, skp, k2, k2tog, rep from * once, k to end of rnd.
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
 
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Wool-Ease®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 620-152: Wool-Ease Yarn: Oxford Grey
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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Wool-Ease®
Natural Heather Fisherman Ranch Red Blush Heather Blue Heather Navy Denim Blue Mist
Seaspray Mink Brown Cocoa Cranberry Dark Rose Heather Rose Heather Grey Heather Oxford Grey
Black Mustard Blossom Eggplant Gold Avocado Chestnut Heather Forest Green Heather
Paprika Denim Twist Pumpkin Wood Multi White/Multi Wheat Mushroom White Frost
*Wool-Ease® (Article #620).
  • Solid, Heather, Twist: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
  • Glitter/Multi-colors: 78% acrylic, 19% wool, 3% polyester
  • Frosts: 70% acrylic, 20% wool, 10% polyamide
  • Prints: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Frosts: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Prints: 2.5 oz/70g; 162 yd/146m balls

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  620-152 Wool-Ease Yarn: Oxford Grey
   ball
$ 4.69  
Lion Brand Double-Pointed Needles - Size 5   $ 4.85  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Size 4 [3.5 mm] set of 5 double-pointed needles
 

Men's Grey Socks

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®

GAUGE:

24 sts + 28 rows = 4 in [10 cm] in St st (k every rnd) on larger needles. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

SOCK
With smaller needles, cast on 40 sts. Divide sts evenly onto 4 needles, being careful not to twist. Place marker for beginning of rnd. Work in k1, p1 rib for 2 1/2" [6.5 cm]. Change to larger needles and St st (k every rnd) and work until piece measures 6" [15 cm] from beg.

Shape Heel Flap
Knit across 10 sts on first needle, turn.
Row 1 (WS) With empty needle, sl 1 st, purl 9 sts on first needle and 10 sts on needle 4 – 20 sts for heel flap. Work back and forth on these sts in rows.
Row 2 * Sl 1, k 1; rep from * across.
Row 3 Purl
Rep last 2 rows until a total of 21 rows have been worked, ending with a Row 3.

Turn Heel
Next Row (RS)
Sl 1, k 11, skp, k 1, turn.
Next Row Sl 1, p 5, p2tog, p 1, turn.
Next Row Sl 1, k 6, skp, k 1, turn.
Next Row Sl 1, p 7, p2tog, p 1, turn.
Continue to work in this manner, having 1 more st before decs on each row until 12 sts remain.

Gussets
With first needle, knit across 12 sts of heel, pick up and k 12 sts along side of heel flap, M1 between heel flap and next (instep) needle, with second needle, work 20 sts across 2 instep needles, with third needle, M1 between instep needle and heel flap, pick up 12 sts along remaining side of heel flap, work across 6 sts of heel flap – 58 sts. Place marker for beg of rnd.

Dec Rnd K 17, place marker, k2tog, k 20, place marker, k2tog, k 17.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Dec Rnd *K to next marker, slip marker, k2tog, rep from * once, k to end of rnd.
Rep last 2 rnds until 40 sts remain.

Foot
Work even in St st until foot measures about 1 1/2" [4 cm] less than desired length to beg of toes.

Shape Toe
Dec Rnd
K 7, place marker, skp, k 2, k2tog, k 14, place marker, skp, k 2, k2tog, k7.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Dec Rnd *K to next marker, slip marker, skp, k2, k2tog, rep from * once, k to end of rnd.
Rep last 2 rnds until 16 sts remain. Divide sts evenly onto 2 needles. Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.

Grafting Holding the 2 needles parallel with wrong sides of fabric together, thread a large-eyed blunt needle with one of the yarn ends and work as follows:

Insert needle as if to p into first stitch on front needle. Insert needle as if to k into first stitch on back needle. Then follow steps 1-4 as outlined below.

  1. Insert needle as if to k through first st on front needle and let the st drop from needle.
  2. Insert needle into 2nd st on front needle as if to p, and leave st on needle.
  3. Insert needle into first st on back needle as if to p and let it drop from needle, then
  4. insert needle as if to k through 2nd st on back needle and pull the yarn through, leaving st on needle. Repeat Steps 1-4 until all sts have been grafted. When finished grafting, adjust tension as necessary. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit k2tog = knit 2 together
M1 = make 1 p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) RS = right side
skp = slip 1, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together WS = wrong side


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.2 (based on 20 reviews)
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Men's Grey Socks Reviewed by Ellie Weir on 2012-11-17 *****
I have knitted many pairs of these for Christmas presents. They're always much appreciated. Easy to make too :)


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