I finally found my notebook where I wrote down my notes on my itty bitty teeny socks. I put it in a very safe place apparently, geesh! So with out further ado, I give you:
Itty Bitty Teeny Socks, a pattern
· Small bit of sock yarn. Around 7 yards per sock.
· 3 size 000 double pointed needles
· 2 earring hooks – optional
Cast on 16 stitches arrange as follows:
needle 1- 5 stitches
needle 2- 5 stitches
needle 3- 6 stitches
Knit 12 rows
With needle 1 start knitting heel flap as follows:
Row 1: slip 1st stitch knit 4, turn
Row 2: slip 1st stitch purl 4, turn
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 once more. (total of 4 rows worked)
Knit across heel stitches, pick up and knit 4 stitches.
Knit across instep stitches (needles 2 and 3), pick up and knit 4 stitches
Knit across the heel. Row now starts in the middle of the heel.
Knit to last three stitches on needle 2 SSK, K1.
Knit across instep, K1, K2tog.
Knit one round.
Knit decrease round every other row 3 more times (total of 8 rows worked, 8 stitches decreased)
Knit 10 more rounds.
round 1:Needle 1: knit 2, SSK, K1
Needle 2: K1, K2tog, knit 2
Needle 3: knit 3, SSK, K1
Needle 1: K1, K2tog, knit 2
Needle 2: knit 4
Needle 3: knit 5
Needle 1: knit 3, SSK, K1
Needle 2: K1, K2tog, K1
Needle 3: K1, SSK, knit 3
Needle 1: knit 1, SSK, knit 3
Needle 2: knit 2
Needle 3: knit 4
Needle 1: knit 2, SSK, K1
Needle 2: knit 2
Needle 3: K1 SSK, K1, K2tog.
Knit one round, Graft stitches or draw stitches together using a tapestry needle. Weave in ends.
In this pattern you can use any decrease that works for you. On my second pair of teeny socks I used the s1, psso decrease. Have fun with this, if you want smaller socks cast on less stitches, bigger socks cast on more. Don’t worry about making a mistake, its just yarn. You can rip it out and try again, hopefully learning something in the process. If you want to print this pattern, copy and paste it into Word or email me and I'll send it to you!
If you find anything wrong with my pattern, please let me know! This is the first pattern of mine I’ve wrote down, so this is a bit new to me! Also if you make a pair of teeny tiny socks, give me a holler! I’d love to see them!
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