Fluffy Lodge Socks

Toast your toes by the fire in these super fluffy, beginner friendly, oversized rib socks. Worked from the toe up in a twisted rib to add texture, these socks are speedy to knit and can be worked two at a time. For seasoned sock pros, you can easily substitute your favorite toe and heel techniques.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Finished foot circumference 7 (8, 9)” / [17.5 (20.5, 23) cm] x leg length 6.5 (7, 9)” / [16.5 (17.5, (23) cm]

Shown in size 9”

Gauge: 20 sts and 25 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st worked in one strand of each yarn held together

26 sts and 22 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Half-twisted rib worked in one strand of each yarn held together

Materials

Super fine weight yarn

Yarn: Coop Knits Socks Yeah! (75% Merino Wool, 25% Nylon; 232 yards [212 meters]/50 grams): 105 Danburite (1 hank).

Lace weight yarn

Rico Design Essentials Super Kid Mohair Loves Silk (70% Mohair, 30% Silk; 219 yards [200 meters]/25 grams): 32 Anthracite Melange (1 ball).

Needles: US size 8 (5.0 mm) DPNs or circular

Notions: Tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

This pattern is worked in the round from the toe up with one strand of each yarn held together.

Pattern

Toe

With one strand of each yarn held together, CO 10 (11, 12) sts, using any invisible CO technique, to each of two needles. (20 (22, 24) sts) You might like to try Judy’s Magic Cast-On.

Rnd 1: K all sts.

Rnd 2: Needle 1: Kfb, k until 2 sts rem, kfb, k1.

Needle 2: Kfb, k until 2 sts rem, kfb, k1. (4 sts total inc’d)

Rep Rnds 1-2, 3 (4, 5) more times. (36 (42, 48) sts)

Foot

Next Rnd: Needle 1: K all sts. (18 (21, 24) sts)

Needle 2: *P1, k1tbl; rep from * until 0 (1, 0) sts rem, p0 (1, 0).

Rep last rnd for 30 (35, 40) rnds.

Bottom of Heel

Work back and forth on Needle 1 only for the heel of the sock.

Row 1 (WS): 17 (20, 23), W&T.

Row 2 (RS): K16 (19, 22), W&T.

Rep Rows 1-2, working one fewer st on each side, until 6 (7, 8) unwrapped sts rem in the center of the needles.

Back of Heel

Row 1 (WS): P across to wrapped st, pick up the wrap first and p it with the st that is wrapped.

Row 2 (RS): K across to wrapped st, pick up the wrap first and k it with the st that is wrapped.

Rep Rows 1-2 until all wrapped sts have been worked, finishing on a RS row.

Leg

You will now continue to work in the rnd.

Next Rnd: Needle 1: *P1, k1tbl; rep from * until 0 (1, 0) sts rem, p0 (1, 0).

Needle 2: *K1 tbl, p1; rep from * until 0 (1, 0) sts rem, p1 (0, 1).

Rep last rnd for 30 (35, 40) rnds.

BO all sts.

Finishing

Weave in ends, and block gently to dimensions.

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