The Carmine Lace Socks are an elegant way to keep your feet warm. The lace pattern might look complicated but is in fact quite easy! Knit from the top down, the lace travels down the sock leg to the toe. Complete with a twisted 1/1 ribbed cuff that emphasize the delicate texture of the lace pattern, you’ll never want to take these beauties off!
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.
Yarn: 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.
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.
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.
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].
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.
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].
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.
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.
Weave in ends.