Beginner Toe-Up Sock with a Fleegle Heel – Worsted Weight
A free basic worsted weight sock pattern for toe-up socks, knit one– or two-at-a-time, using Magic Loop and the Fleegle heel. This is the pattern I use to teach sock-knitting to first-time sock-knitters, and they always get great results.
- Sizes: Small, Medium, Large
- Finished Measurements: To fit foot circumference: 7(8, 9) inches
- Yarn Weight: Worsted (9 wpi)
- Yarn: 220 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 (5 sts/in)
- Notions: Stitch markers, scissors, tapestry needle
- 5 sts/in in St st
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Published July 11, 2018
Last Updated: August 19, 2022 - Current Version: 1.1
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