Thursday, September 4, 2014

Easy Step by Step Knee-High Boot Socks! Size: One Size Fits Most Adult Women

Easy Step by Step Knee-High Boot Socks!
Size: One Size Fits Most Adult Women


Here is a chunky knee-high sock that I have taken from :Ball Hank n' Skein

 Included tips on how to get a custom fit for your foot and calf.

Stitches Used:

Sc – Single Crochet
Sc 2 tog – Single Crochet 2 Together (Pull up a loop in the next stitch, pull up a loop in the following stitch, yo, pull through all 3 loops on hook)

Dc – Double Crochet

Fsc – Foundation Single Crochet (ch 2, insert hook into 2nd ch from hook, pull up loop, yo, pull through one loop, [foundation chain made] yo, pull through two loops, [fsc made]).  To make the next fsc, insert hook into the foundation chain of the previous fsc, pull up a loop, yo, pull through one loop, yo, pull through two loops.
Yarn:  5 ounces of heavy worsted to bulky yarn.  Sample made using less than 1 skein of Cascade Ecological Wool in Charcoal.

Hook: J hook or hook needed to get gauge.

Gauge: 10.5 dc and 8 rows is a 4 inch square.
Pattern:
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Note:  The yellow sample made is just for illustrative purposes only in order to show the steps.  I did not do the full foot, leg or cuff just to save a bit of time and so it would fit my 4 year old.

Make Toe and Foot:
Rd 1: Ch 6, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in next 3 st, 3 sc in last st.  Rotate your work and continue to crochet down the other side of the ch.  1 sc in next 3 st, 2 sc in first worked ch, sl st in first sc of round to join. (Right side). (12) 

Rd 1: Ch 6, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in next 3 st, 3 sc in last st.  Rotate your work and continue to crochet down the other side of the ch.  1 sc in next 3 st, 2 sc in first worked ch, sl st in first sc of round to join. (Right side). (12)

 


Rd 2: Ch 1 turn, 2 sc in next 2 st, 1 sc in next 3 st, 2 sc in next 3 st, 1 sc in next 3 st, 2 sc in next st, sl st in first sc of round to join. (18)

Rd 3: Ch 1 turn, 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 3 st, (1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) 3 times, 1 sc in next 3 st, (1sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) twice, sl st in first sc of round to join. (24)



Rd 4-5: Ch 1 turn, sc around, sl st in first sc of round to join. (24)



Make Heel Opening:

Rd 16: Ch 1 turn, 9 fsc, sk 9 st, 1 dc in next 15 st, sl st in first fsc of round to join. (24)





Shortened foot (to fit my 4 year old)

Make Leg:

Rd 17-27: Ch 1 turn, dc around, sl st in first dc of round to join. (24)



For illustrative purposes only, I did not do the full leg for this sock.

Rd 28: Ch 1 turn, (1 dc in next 5 st, 2 dc in next st) 4 times, sl st in first dc of round to join. (28) To increase width, you can do one or more increase rows here by repeating row 28, adding one more dc before the increase with each subsequent row.

Rd 29-38: Ch 1 turn, dc around, sl st in first dc of round to join. (28)

Make Cuff:

Rd 39: Ch 1 turn, ((dc, sc) in next st, sk next st) 14 times, sl st in first dc of round to join. (28)

Shows (dc, sc) in same stitch.

Skip next stitch, (dc, sc) in next stitch.

Rd 40-48: Ch 1 turn, ((dc, sc) in next sc, sk next dc) 14 times, sl st in first dc of round to join. (28) Fasten off.

Make Heel:

Rd 1: With wrong side facing, join yarn in first fsc of Rd 16.  Work 22 sc evenly around heel opening, sl st in first sc of round to join. (22)




Rd 2: Ch 1 turn, 1 sc in next 9 st, sc 2 tog, 1 sc in next 9 st, sc 2 tog, sl st to first sc of round to join. (20)

Rd 3: Ch 1 turn, 1 sc in next 8 st, sc 2 tog, 1 sc in next 8 st, sc 2 tog, sl st to first sc of round to join. (18)

Rd 4: Ch 1 turn, 1 sc in next 7 st, sc 2 tog, 1 sc in next 7 st, sc 2 tog, sl st to first sc of round to join. (16)

Rd 5: Ch 1 turn, 1 sc in next 6 st, sc 2 tog, 1 sc in next 6 st, sc 2 tog, sl st to first sc of round to join. (14)

Rd 6: Ch 1 turn, 1 sc in next 5 st, sc 2 tog, 1 sc in next 5, sc 2 tog, sl st to first sc of round to join. (12)


Finishing:

With sock inside out, sc the heel opening closed.  



Just weave in your ends!!! 

Fasten off and weave in all your ends.

  







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