Argyle-Type Anklets

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Size 8 ½ to 11

1 Pr. Standard No. 1 Needles

SCALE: 9 ½ sts to 1 in.

JACK FROST FINGERING FLEECE

2 1-oz. Balls Main Color
1 1-oz. Ball Contrasting Color

Work as given for No. 5709A until ribbing has been completed, then work in pattern as follows:

Row 1—Knit 1 CC—34 MC—1 CC—34 MC—1 CC.

Row 2—Purl 2 CC—32 MC—3 CC—32 MC—2 CC.

Row 3—Knit 3 CC—30 MC—5 CC—30 MC—3 CC.

Row 4—Purl 4 CC—28 MC—7 CC—28 MC—4 CC.

Continue in the above manner, adding 1 more st in color to the CC half diamonds on each end; 2 more sts to the CC center diamond; decreasing 1 st in color on each side of the MC half diamonds, every row, until the 2 MC half diamonds have been completed and sts are on the Needles as follows:

Row 17—Knit 17 CC—2 MC—33 CC—2 MC—17 CC.

Row 18—Purl back in CC only.

Row 19—Repeat row 17.

Row 20—Repeat row 16.

Continue in the above manner, adding 1 more st in color to the MC diamonds; decreasing 1 st in color to the CC half diamonds on each end and 2 sts in color to the center CC diamond, every row, until center CC diamond has been completed and sts are on the Needle as follows:

Row 35—Knit 35 MC—1 CC—35 MC.

Row 36—Purl 34 MC—3 CC—34 MC.

HEEL: With MC knit 17. Place remaining 54 sts on st-holder. Work back and forth in stockinette st on the 17 heel sts for 26 rows ending with a purl row. Turn this half of heel as follows:

Row 1—K 2, K 2 tog., K 1; turn; slip 1, P 3; turn.

Row 3—K 3, K 2 tog., K 1; turn; slip 1, P 4; turn.

Row 5—K 4, K 2 tog., K 1; turn; slip 1, P 5; turn.

Continue working in the above manner until all sts are worked; there will be 10 sts on the Needle, ending with K 8, K 2 tog., K 1. Pick up and knit 14 sts on side of heel. Place the sts from st-holder to left hand and work across the 37 instep sts in pattern as follows: Knit 16 MC—5 CC—16 MC. Place the 61 sts just worked, on st-holder. Work back and forth in stockinette st on the remaining 17 heel sts for 27 rows, ending with a knit row. Turn this half of heel as follows:

Row 1—P 2, P 2 tog., P 1; turn; slip 1, K 3; turn.

Row 3—P 3, P 2 tog., P 1; turn; slip 1, K 4; turn.

Row 5—P 4, P 2 tog., P 1; turn; slip 1, K 5; turn.

Continue working in the above manner until all sts are worked; there will be 10 sts on the Needle, ending with P 8, P 2 tog., P 1. Pick up and purl 14 sts on side of heel. Place the sts from st-holder to left hand Needle and purl across row as follows:

Purl 15 MC—7 CC—purl remaining sts in MC (85 sts). Continuing to add 1 st in color to the center CC diamond on every row, working all remaining sts in MC; shape instep as follows:

INSTEP SHAPING:

Row 1—K 22, K 2 tog., pattern over 37, slip 1, K 1, PSSO, K 22.

Row 2 and all even rows purl.

Row 3—K 21, K 2 tog., pattern over 37, slip 1, K 1, PSSO, K 21.

Row 5—K 20, K 2 tog., pattern over 37, slip 1, K 1, PSSO, K 20.

Continue decreasing as given above, adding 1 st in color on each side of the CC diamond every row, until sts are on the Needle across the 37 instep sts as follows: 3 MC—31 CC—3 MC. On the next row, start decreasing 1 st in color on each side of the center CC diamond on every row, continuing the instep decreases, until 71 sts remain. Work even, continuing pattern across instep, until the center diamond has been completed and sts are on the Needle as follows: Knit 35 MC—1 CC—35 MC. Break off CC yarn. Work even in stockinette st, in main color only, until foot measures 2 in. less than desired length measuring from back of heel. Complete as given for No. 5709A from toe decreases.


Other great patterns from Two-Needle Socks, Jack Frost Volume 57:

Knitting Patterns

Argyle-Type Anklets
Cable-Stitch Anklets
Children's Socks I
Children's Socks II
Classic Socks
Dancing-Doll Socks
English-Rib Anklets
Girl's Classic Socks
Girl's Sport Anklets I
Girl's Sport Anklets II
Men's Argyle Socks
Men's Argyle-Type Socks
Men's Cable-Stitch Socks
Men's Classic Socks
Men's English-Ribbed Socks
Novelty-Rib Anklets
Novelty-Stitch Anklets
Ombre Socks
Squirrel-Cuff Socks
Striped Socks
Swedish-Star Socks
Twisted-Rib Socks
Ribbed Anklets