Ann’s Go-To Socks

This simple ribbed sock pattern is one of five patterns available exclusively in the Simply Sockupied eMag for immediate download to PC or MAC computers. Simply Sockupied is also available for the iPad. This interactive eMag is geared towards learning to knit socks one step at a time so even the novice knitter can be successful!

Although she designs deliciously complex socks, this simple ribbed sock pattern is the one Ann Budd turns to for most of the socks she knits for herself. The k3, p1 rib hugs the leg and instep and lets the colors of hand-dyed yarn show to the best advantage.

Finished Size: 6 1/2 (7 1/2, 8, 8 1/2, 9 1/2)” (16.5 [19, 20.5, 21.5, 24] cm) foot circumference, with ribbing slightly stretched, and about 7 1/2 (8 1/4, 9 1/2, 10 1/4, 11)” (19 [21, 24, 26, 28] cm) foot length from back of heel to tip of toe.

Yarn: Verdant Gryphon Bugga (70% merino, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon; 412 yd [377 m]/122 g): 412 – 824 yards (377 – 753 m).