Variation Argyle Socks Pattern

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Variation Argyle Socks Pattern

MATERIAL:
3 balls Sock yarn 3 ply, m. e. (1 oz. ball)
1 ball Sock yarn 3 ply, 1st c. c. for diamonds (1 oz. ball)
1 ball Sock yarn 3 ply, 2nd c. c. for diagonal lines (1 oz. ball)
1 pair knitting needles each No. 1 and No. 2
1 set sock needles No. 2
1  set of yarn bobbins
2  stitch holders
1 card Nylon for heel and toe reinforcement

GAUGE: 7½ sts. = 1 inch

Note: Main color = M
1st c. c. for diamond = L
2nd c. c. for diagonal line = D
Wind 4 bobbins of L, 3 bobbins of M and take 6 long strands of D

With m. c. and No. 1 needles cast on 72 sts. Work back and forth in ribbing K 2, P 2 for 3 inch. Change to No. 2 needles, stock, st. and pattern. Follow Chart No. 312. 1st row: Attach a bobbin of L, K 1 L, attach a bobbin of M, K 22 M, attach a bobbin of L, K 2 L, attach a bobbin of M, K 22 M, attach a bobbin of L, K 2 L, attach a bobbin of M, K 22 M, attach a bobbin of L, K 1 L. Follow Chart No. 312 and attach the strands of D in 13th row. Work even until 56 rows are completed, ending with a P row. Attach M, K across 18 sts. and slip them to a holder, work across next 36 sts. for instep as follows: K 16 M, 4 D, 16 M, slip the rem. 18 sts. to a holder. Work over instep sts. only as shown on Chart No. 312. Break all bobbins and slip the sts. to a sock needle (2nd needle). Heel: Slip the 18 sts. from each holder to one needle for heel (make sure that center of heel is center of sock). Attach a ball of M and Nylon, and starting on right side, work as follows: 1st row: * slip 1, K 1, repeat from * across row. 2nd row P across row. Repeat these 2 rows for 30 rows. Now shape heel (right side facing you), slip 1, K 20, K 2 tog., K 1, turn. Slip 1, P 7, P 2 tog., P 1, turn. Slip 1, K 8, K 2 tog., K 1, turn. Slip 1, P 9, P 2 tog., P 1, turn. Slip 1, K 10, K 2 tog., K 1, turn. Continue to work this way hav­ing one more st. on each row until 22 sts. are left. Break yarn and cut off Nylon. Right side facing you, pick up with M and a sock needle 16 sts. on one side of heel. K across 11 heel sts. (3rd needle). Take another sock needle, K the rem. 11 heel sts., pick up 16 sts. on other side of heel (1st needle). Work over 1st and 3rd needles only 1st row: P back. 2nd row: K 1, slip 1, K 1, p.s.s.o. the K st. K to the last 3 sts. on 1st needle, K 2 tog., K 1. Repeat these 2 rows until there are 34 sts. on 1st and 3rd needles together. Work as long as instep sts. Con­nect the 3 needles and work all around on sock needles, decr. 1 st. on each end of instep needle (68 sts. in round). Work even until foot measures 8 inch, from back of heel for size 10; 8½ inch, for size 10½; 9 inch, for size 11; 9½ inch, for size 11½, or 2 inch, shorter than desired length. Start to decr, for toe: Attach Nylon. 1st round: K to within 3 sts. of first needle, K 2 tog., K 1; on 2nd needle K 1, slip 1, K 1 and p.s.s.o. the K st., K to within 3 sts., K 2 tog., K 1; on 3rd needle K 1, slip 1, K 1 and p.s.s.o. the K st. K to end. 2nd round: K around. Re­peat these 2 rounds until 20 sts. are left. Weave sts. Sew up back and side seams. Steam lightly.


Variation Argyle Socks Pattern Chart