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Easy Knit Tube Socks
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Jun 12, 2011 13:14:04   #
Hi all, I am new to this forum and thought you beginner sock knitters might like this pattern I found on the internet several years ago. I am in the progress of knitting this pattern for my daughter, she chose the yarn and I am up to the Rib section of the first sock. If any of you make this pattern PLEASE post a pic if you can so I know what it looks like when I'm finished.
So here is the pattern ENJOY!!
Sport weight yarn
4 double pointed size 5 (US) knitting needles

Cast on 52 sts
Divide evenly on 3 double pointed needles (17 Sts to each needle except on one there will be 18 sts)
Work in K2 P2 ribbing for 6 inches
Now work in ST ST(knit every round) until 8 1/2 inches long from start of st st. (if you measure from the start of the ribbing for 8 1/2 inches the sock will be too short)
NEXT RND: Dec 3 sts evenly spaced around (49)
START TOE SHAPING: Round 1: Knit 2tog, K5. Rep around
Knit next round even
RND 3: K2tog, K4* Rep around
RND 4: Knit even
RND 5: K2tog, K3* Rep around
RND 6: Knit even
RND 7: K2tog, K2* Rep around
RND 8: Knit even
RND 9: K2tog, K1* Rep around
RND 10: Knit even
RND 11: K2tog, rep around.
Cut yarn, thread through needle and draw through rem sts.
Pull to close, fasten off inside. Weave in any yarn ends.
Jun 12, 2011 13:31:54   #
Goodness, that sound so easy. I have been avoiding socks because of the smallness of the project but I may just try this one!
Jun 12, 2011 13:53:52   #
I'm going to try these as my first venture into knitting socks. How much yarn is required?

Jun 12, 2011 17:34:36   #
I am using 1 skien of 5 ounces 446 yards of sport weight yarn. I usually buy two skeins of yarn just to be safe.
Jun 12, 2011 17:57:15   #
v leigh
thanks so much.
Jun 13, 2011 06:17:05   #
Hello Dwil
It was so good seeing you here from Alberquerque, my friend whom I lost for 58 years, lives there.
I found her again on facebook.
I must ask her to join us.
Thank you for the pattern, I shall try it.

Love from Brenda
Jun 13, 2011 07:46:44   #
Hi what ply is sport weight yarn,i have plenty of 8 ply yarn and would love to try these socks and what age would these socks fit.
Jun 13, 2011 07:55:02   #
Do you know how large the socks are? Would thet fit a man who wears size 10 shoes?
Jun 13, 2011 08:13:29   #
I always buy two as well. I could just kick myself for not taking a picture - last year I made the cutest scarf with those extra pieces of sock yarn. I made it look like a big sock, but flat and long. I didn't wright down the pattern and now can't remember how I did a heel...anyway it was adorable....
DWIL wrote:
I am using 1 skien of 5 ounces 446 yards of sport weight yarn. I usually buy two skeins of yarn just to be safe.
Jun 13, 2011 08:23:46   #
:thumbup: this pattern sounds very easy. Just have to try it.Thanks for the patt. Happy knitting! :thumbup:
Jun 13, 2011 09:09:09   #
would this work toe up as well?
Jun 13, 2011 09:38:19   #
hi i am from canada love the pattern i make socks but have never made tube socks am going to give it a try thanks jackie
Jun 13, 2011 09:56:39   #
Hi..My grandson will only wear tube socks,made him 6 pairs last Christmas,,,so easy on circular needles....actually a no brainer....then when you get close to toe, transfer to double points and cast off, sew up toe. Have used self striping sock yarn.....easy pattern when watching tv, just keep knitting in the round...will look for site for pattern and will post.
Jun 13, 2011 09:56:44   #
Welcome' Looks vey easy. I've tried to make socks with dpns but I an fumble fingers and it seems very awkward to me. Can they be done on two circular needles instead. The only thing I won't be able to figure out is where to decrease the 3 sts.
Jun 13, 2011 09:57:20   #
Justg a thought and a question. Could you make them on circular needles iknstead of dpns? I have heard that it works the same way working on circulars as with dpns. You are doing basically the same thing knitting in the round.
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