Knitting materials and tools:
<> Circular or straight knitting needles 3.5 mm (US 4).
<>Red Heart, Soft (4) – 100% acrylic, 141 grams – 234 meters
<> Yarn or tapestry needle
Knit ribbed socks size:
Size: US7/7.5, EU 37/38
Length: 41 cm
Gauge: 16 sts – 4 inches (10 cm)
Common abbreviations of knitting stitches:
k – knit
p – purl
st(s) – stitch(es)
p2tog – purl two together
k2tog – knit two together
sel s – selvage stitch: always slip the first stitch knitwise, work to the last stitch, knit the last stitch.
skpo – Slip, Knit, Pass Over: Slip one stitch to the right needle knitwise, knit in the next stitch and drop this stitch off the left needle, insert the left needle into the slipped stitch, pass it over the knit stitch and it’s done.
Ribbed socks knitting pattern:
Using long tail cast on methos, cast on 38 stitches or any other number multiple of 4 plus 2 selvage stitches.
Row 1: sel s, k1, [p2, k2] – repeat 8 times, p2, k1, sel s. Do not forget you always knit the last selvage stitch.
Row 2: sel s, p1, [k2, p2] – repeat 8 times, k2, p1, sel s.
Repeat Rows 1-2 until piece measures 38 cm. You can knit socks shorter or longer.
Row 1: sel s, [skpo, p1, k1] – repeat till the end, sel s.
Row 2: sel s, p1, k1, [p2, k1] – repeat till the end, p1, sel s.
Row 3: sel s, [skpo, k1] – repeat till the end, sel s.
Row 4: sel s, purl all stitches, sel s.
Row 5: sel s, [k2tog] – repeat till the end, sel s.
Row 6: sel s, purl all stitches, sel s.
Cut the yarn, leaving the tail at least 50-60 cm.
Using yarn needle, thread the tail through remaining stitches, fold slipper and sew it as shown in the video. Insert the needle from right to left through ridges on both sides that were formed by knitting the last stitch each row.
Cut the yarn and weave in ends.