Easy to make ribbed socks for wear on a long flight or just lounging around at home. Instructions are for women's socks, with size for men in parenthesis.
Knitted Measurements: Approx 16" long
2 balls Soloso #102 (or color of your choice)
US Size 7 double-pointed knitting needles
Gauge: Approx 17 st = 3" in 1 x 1 ribbing
*Note: This pattern uses yarn that has been discontinued. May be substituted with yarn of similar gauge.
To knit socks (make 2):
Cast on 40 (46) stitches. Divide evenly onto 3 needles. Join without twisting. Mark beginning of round.
1 x 1 Ribbing:
Rd1: *(K1, P1), rep * around. Continue ribbing till tube measures 14 1/2" from the cast-on edge, decreasing 1 st on last row.
Divide 39 (45) st evenly onto 3 needles; There should be 13 (15) sts on each needle.
Rd 1: On each needle, (K2tog, K to last 2 sts, SSK); You should have decreased 6 sts.
Rd 2: Knit even.
Repeat Rd 1 and 2 until 1 st remains on each needle. Knit 3 sts together and bind off.
Weave in all yarn ends.
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