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Top-Down Socks – Beginner Magic Loop – Worsted

Category: Socks
Gauge: 7 sts/in in Stockinette stitch
Technique: Top-Down Socks
Yarn Weight: Worsted (9 wpi)

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Araucania Worsted-Weight Sock
Blue lace sock with a slip-stitch heel
ShiBui Worsted Toe-Up Socks

Worsted-weight top-down socks for beginners. Written for one- or two-at-a-time on Magic Loop.

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Pattern Details

  • Sizes: Small/Medium, Medium/Large
  • Finished Measurements: To fit foot circumference: 7(8) inches
  • Yarn Weight: Worsted (9 wpi)

Materials

  • Yarn: 180 yds worsted-weight yarn. If working two socks at one time, you’ll need two separate balls of yarn.
  • Needles: 1 pair circular needles, 47" for two-at-a-time, 40-47" for one-at-a-time
  • Needle size: US 7 - 4.5 mm or size required to get gauge (7 sts/in)
  • Notions: Stitch markers, scissors, tapestry needle

Gauge

  • 7 sts/in in St st

Pattern Notes

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Recommended Course: Top-Down Socks, Two-at-a-Time

Knitting two-at-a-time socks is the coolest trend in knitting right now. Never suffer from second-sock syndrome again.

Once you learn the technique of knitting socks on Magic Loop, you'll want to make everything in the round two-at-a-time, whether it's sweater sleeves, socks, or mittens.


Published July 11, 2018

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