When the cold days knock on the door, it’s always time for warm, cuddly wool socks. Of course, you can buy them from the market or from a fashion boutique. But do not you want to give your clothes a piece of uniqueness? Very easily you can knit your socks yourself. All you need is wish and knitwear for socks. The second one can be found in this article, the first you will get immediately, if you look at our picture gallery. You’ll also find a video tutorial for beginners if you’ve never knitted. The advanced will get unique ideas from our patterns. You can also give these patterns for socks to your mother or grandmother. We’ll tell you but just learn to knit! It’s fun and boosts creativity. And in the end you will be proud of yourself! Just imagine: cold days, you lie on the couch with a book and a cup of tea in your hand and wear warm colorful knitted socks! Have you convinced yourself? Then follow our instructions!
Knitting pattern for socks: Basic instructions for beginners
We present a basic instruction that is independent of the knitting pattern used for socks. Only adjust the number of rows and stitches according to wool and the desired size. A size chart can be found on the label of almost every wool. For women’s socks in size 38, for example, you need 60 stitches and these stitches are distributed in 4 knitting needles. Recommended for beginners is to knit the socks on a double pointed needles.
When the sock is high, start with the heel. The heel is knitted only with the stitches of the 1st and 4th needles, the stitches of the 2nd and 3rd needles rest. The 30 stitches of the 1st and the 4th stitch are taken on a knitting needle and knitted 22 rows high, smooth right. When you have selected the desired pattern, repeat it about 13 times. After 12 patterns, finish the pattern and start the top.
To do this, knit the first 12 stitches on the first needle to the right, knit the two following stitches into a stitch, knit the last stitch as a normal right stitch. When knitting but best helps the knitting pattern and video instructions! Below you will find a guide, because the video speaks better than text! Have fun!
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