Arethusa Falls Socks Fingering Weight Knitting Pattern
**This listing is for a PDF pattern with instructions to knit a pair of socks** Information to download the file will be emailed to you instantly upon purchasing.
This cuff-down sock has been designed in a textured rib pattern. The easy-to-memorize rounds will result in a visually appealing and comfortable sock.
I designed this sock with my husband in mind. Jeff is a truly knit-worthy man who appreciates my hand made socks. He is also particularly fond of ribbed patterns since they fit so well. I have knit him many K3P1 socks, and wanted to come up with a ribbed sock with a little more interest. Thus, these were born.
Arethusa Falls is the second largest waterfall in the state of New Hampshire. We’ve enjoyed a few hikes there over the years. The columns of the sock remind me of the falls.
This pattern includes adult sizes in small, medium, and large for foot circumferences of 8", 9", and 10" and allowing for about 1" of negative ease for a good fit. It has a ribbed cuff, a slip stitch heel flap and gusset, and a rounded toe. It is written for contrasting heels, toes, and cuffs, but can easily be knit in one color as well. Both the leg length and the foot length can be easily adjusted. You will need approximately 100g of sock yarn for this project, along with 20 or more grams of a contrasting color.
The textured pattern is produced with knit and purl stitches and is easy to memorize. Instructions for the pattern are both written out and charted. It is not written for a specific sock knitting method, but it would be best if the knitter is familiar with sock knitting since not every technique is described in detail. The knitter should be familiar with their preferred needle method (i.e. magic loop, DPNs, 9" circulars, etc.) and should know basic stitches (k2tog, ssk, kitchener). A glossary is included in the pattern.
*** I tried to keep my pattern as simple as possible so that if you choose to print it out, you won't be using a whole lot of ink and paper. I have a nice big photo on the first page and a number of photos on the last, so you can see the beautiful socks you can make, but you don't have to print them if ink is a concern for you. That stuff is pricey! The rest of the pages are simple, mostly text, with a just a few small pictures.
You may sell finished socks that you have knit with this pattern as long as you credit me as the pattern designer. Please do not make or sell copies of the pattern.