Striped baby socks

by Knit Spirit

MATERIALS
• • 2 yarns of Coton Fifty in different colors from Bergère de France (they will be called color A and color B in the pattern) 1 set US #1½ circular needle

ABBREVIATIONS
col.: color M1: Make one (Knit the stitch into back and front) p2tog: Purl two together ssk: Slip one stitch knit-wise, then slip the next. Insert left needle into the front loops of the slipped stitches and knit them together from this position (through the back loops).

DIRECTIONS
With US #1½ circular and the color A cast on 28 stitches (14 stitches on each side) with the magic cast on technique and join in the round using the magic loop method. Toes Still with the color A: Row 1: k24 Row 2: k2, M1, k8, M1, k4, M1, k8, M1, k2 Row 3: k24 Row 4: k2, M1, k10, M1, k4, M1, k10, M1, k2 Row 5: k28 Row 6: k2, M1, k12, M1, k4, M1, k12, M1, k2 (40 stitches) Foot Knit 30 rows alternating 2 rows in color B with 2 rows in color A. Heel Place the 20 stitches of the top of the foot markers on holder. With the color A: Row 1: s1, p18, M1, turn and follow the instructions of the next row Row 2: s1, k17, M1, turn and follow the instructions of the next row Row 3: s1, p16, M1, turn and follow the instructions of the next row Go on until s1, p10, M1, turn and follow the instructions of the next row Row 10: s1, k11, ssk, k1, turn and follow the instructions of the next row Row 11: s1, p12, p2tog, p1, turn and follow the instructions of the next row Pattern and pictures Copyright © 2009 Gaëlle GUERIN http://knitspirit.net All rights reserved 1/2

Row 12: s1, k13, ssk, k1, turn and follow the instructions of the next row Go on until s1, p18, p2tog, p1 Row 18: s1, k18, ssk. Leg Knit again all the stitches with the magic loop technique. Knit 20 rows alternating 2 rows in color A with 2 rows in color B. With color A knit 1 row then knit 5 rows in ribs 2/2 (start with k2). Finishing Leave 20’’ of yarn before you cut. Thread a yarn/darning needle with the tail. *Insert the needle into 2 stitches, purl-wise. Leave the stitches on the needle, pull yarn tight, but loose. Insert the needle from left to right into the first stitch & pull yarn tight, but loose. Remove that stitch from the needle. Continue from * until you have run out of stitches. Work the tail into the inside of the sock, trim if needed. Knit the second sock all the same.

Pattern and pictures Copyright © 2009 Gaëlle GUERIN http://knitspirit.net All rights reserved

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