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Flat Knit Ribbed Socks Pattern

flat knit ribbed socks on two needles

flat knit ribbed socks on two needles

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)

flat knit ribbed socks pattern

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.

knit ribbed socks - one flat and one assembled

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.

violet flat knit ribbed socks on models feet


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.

Feel free to share your slippers by tagging me in Instagram @amurushka_amur or Facebook group.

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Wilane Hancock 15th April 2023 at 14:20

That’s a great idea for socks. You don’t have to do all the math.

Ann 15th April 2023 at 17:24

yeah. Thank you!


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