Carmine Lace Socks

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 7 (8.25)” foot circumference, foot length adjustable to any size.

0.5-1” negative ease recommended.

Shown in size 7”.

Gauge: 36 sts and 44 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking; 32 sts and 44 rows = 4” [10 cm] in lace pattern after wet blocking.

Materials

Super fine weight yarnYarn: Lang Yarns Jawoll Superwash 75/25 (75% Wool, 25% Nylon; 230 yards [210 meters]/50 grams): 94 Off White (2 (2) balls).

Needles: US size 1.5 (2.5 mm) circular or DPNs.

Notions: Markers, tapestry needle.

Special Stitches

Lace Pattern (worked over 6 sts)

Rnd 1: K2, yo, ssk, k2.

Rnd 2: K3, yo, ssk, k1.

Rnd 3: K4, yo, ssk.

Rnd 4: K2, k2tog, yo, k2.

Rnd 5: K1, k2tog, yo, k3.

Rnd 6: K2tog, yo, k4.

Rep Rnds 1-6 for patt.

Pattern Notes

This pattern is worked in the round from the cuff down. The socks feature a heel flap and gusset construction. The cuff has a twisted rib.

Pattern

Cuff

CO 60 (72) sts and join to work in the rnd.

Rnd 1: *K1tbl, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rep Rnd 1 until Cuff meas 1.5” / [4 cm].

Leg

Rnd 1: Knit.

Rnd 2: Work Row 1 of Lace Chart, each row of the chart is repeated 10 (12) times per rnd.

Rnd 3: Work next row of Lace Chart.

Cont in est patt until Leg has reached desired length. When you reach Row 6 of the Lace Chart start with Row 1 again.

Heel Flap

Row 1 (RS): (Sl1, k1) 15 (19) times, turn work.

Row 2 (WS): Sl1, p29 (35), turn work.

Rep Rows 1-2 until Heel Flap meas 2.5” / [6.5 cm].

Heel Turn

Row 1 (RS): Sl1, k16 (19), ssk, k1, turn work.

Row 2 (WS): Sl1, p5, p2tog, p1, turn work.

Row 3: Sl1, k6, ssk, k1, turn work.

Row 4: Sl1, p7, p2tog, p1, turn work.

Row 5: Sl1, k to 1 st before gap, ssk, k1, turn work.

Row 6: Sl1, p to 1 st before gap, p2tog, p1, turn work.

Rep Row 5-6 until all Heel sts have been worked.

Gusset and Foot

Set-up Rnd: Pick up sts along side of heel flap, work next row of Lace Chart across instep (each row of the chart is repeated 5 (6) times across the instep), pick up same number of sts along other side of heel flap, k across half of heel. New BOR is in the middle of the heel.

Rnd 1: K to 3 sts before instep, k2tog, k1, work next row of Lace Chart across instep, k1, ssk, k to end.

Rnd 2: K to instep, work next row of Lace Chart across instep, k to end.

Rep Rnds 1-2 until you have 60 (72) sts total, then rep only Rnd 2 until Foot meas 2” / [5 cm] shorter than desired.

Toe

Rnd 1: K to 3 sts before instep, k2tog, k2, ssk, k to 3 sts before end of instep, k2tog, k2, ssk, k to end.

Rnd 2: Knit

Rep Rnds 1-2 until you have 20 (24) sts total. Kitchener Toe closed.

Finishing

Weave in ends.

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