Girl's Classic Socks

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Size 8 ½ to 11

1 Pr. Standard No. 2 Needles

SCALE: 9 sts to 1 in.

JACK FROST FINGERING FLEECE—3 1-oz. Balls

Cast on 65 sts. Work in ribbing of K 1, P 1, for 2 in., then work even in stockinette st until piece measures 4 in. in all ending with a purl row.

HEEL: Knit 16. Place remaining 49 sts on st-holder. Work back and forth in stockinette st on the 16 heel sts for 26 rows, ending with a purl row. Turn this half of heel as follows:

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

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

Row 5—K 3, K 2 tog., K 1; turn; slip 1, P 4; turn.

Continue working as given above until all sts are worked; there will be 9 sts on the Needle, ending with K 7, K 2 tog., K 1. Pick up and knit 15 sts on side of heel. Place the sts from st-holder to left hand Needle and knit across the 33 instep sts. Place the 57 sts just worked, on st-holder. Work back and forth in stockinette st on the remaining 16 heel sts for 27 rows ending with a knit row. Turn this half of heel as follows:

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

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

Row 5—P 3, P 2 tog., P 1; turn; slip 1, K 4; turn.

Continue working as given above until all sts are worked; there will be 9 sts on the Needle, ending with P 7, P 2 tog., P 1. Pick up and purl 15 sts on side of heel. Place the sts from st-holder to left hand Needle and purl across row (81 sts).

INSTEP SHAPING:

Row 1—K 22, K 2 tog., K 33, slip 1, K 1, PSSO, K 22.

Row 2 and all even rows purl.

Row 3—K 21, K 2 tog., K 33, slip 1, K 1, PSSO, K 21.

Row 5—K 20, K 2 tog., K 33, slip 1, K 1, PSSO, K 20.

Continue decreasing as given above until 65 sts remain. Work even until foot measures 2 in. less than desired length, measuring from back of heel, ending with a purl row. Decrease for toe as follows:

Row 1—K 14, K 2 tog., K 2, slip 1, K 1, PSSO, K 25, K 2 tog., K 2, slip 1, K 1, PSSO, K 14.

Row 2 and all even rows purl.

Row 3—K 13, K 2 tog., K 2, slip 1, K 1, PSSO, K 23, K 2 tog., K 2, slip 1, K 1, PSSO, K 13.

Row 5—K 12, K 2 tog., K 2, slip 1, K 1, PSSO, K 21, K 2 tog., K 2, slip 1, K 1, PSSO, K 12.

Continue decreasing as given above until 21 sts remain.

Weave tip of sock tog. Sew back and sole seam. Work other sock to correspond.


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