This large, decorative Christmas sock is the perfect combination of my love for Christmas and my love for socks! I’m hoping to make a whole fireplace worth and some to send home to Ireland in case I can’t make it this year!
This pattern includes a digital copy of the pattern.
Circumference of leg: 35.5cm / 14 inches.
Top of cuff (unfolded) to bottom of the heel: 39.5cm / 15ó inches.
Back of heel to tip of toe: 40.5cm / 16 inches.
Shown in West Yorkshire Spinners Re:treat Chunky. (140 metres / 153 yards per 100g).
Main colour, Adore: 2 x 100g balls. Contrast colour, Pure: 1 x 100g ball.
17 stitches and 22 rows to 10cm / 4 inches over stocking stitch worked in the round on 5.5mm
needles. As this is not designed to be a fitted item, gauge is not key. However, if your gauge
is different the sock may be larger (or smaller) and you may run out of the main colour.
Needles & Notions
• 5.5mm 40cm-long circular needle & 5.5mm double-pointed needles (DPNs)
• Tapestry needle
• Measuring tape
• Stitchmarkers, 2
The sock is worked in the round on a circular needle. The heel is worked on double-pointed needles using wrap and turn short rows. The toe is grafted using Kitchener stitch. All of these techniques will be covered in the Knit School Festive Sock-a-Long which you can join here!
Print Size: A5, 4 pages including covers