With blue skies, a balmy breeze, and temperatures hovering well above the seasonal norm for this weekend, egg hunters will be in full pursuit, sniffing out their sugary treats in the great outdoors. Keep those little feet extra warm with a pair of candy coloured socks to knit up in Online Supersocke 100. One ball makes at least three pairs of baby size socks, and in just an evening or two.
Supersocke 100 in Tropic- Colour and Candy- Colour rivals even the most creative array of decorated Easter eggs with cheerful colourways that appeal to all ages.
Supersocke 100 Baby Socks
Size: 6 – 12 months
Yarn: 1 ball Online Supersocke 100 (shade no. 925 and 926 featured)
Needles: 2.75 mm double pointed set
Tension: 28 sts and 40 rows = 4 in/10 cm in st st
Cast on 36 sts. Divide sts evenly onto three needles. Join in round. Work in K2/P2 ribbing for 6 rounds. Cont to work in K rounds only, until work measures 4 in/10 cm.
Make Heel: K9, turn, P18, leave rem sts on spare needles and cont on these 18 sts only for Heel as follows-
Next Row- *SL1, K1*, rep *to* across row, turn
Next Row- SL1, P17, turn
Rep last 2 rows until Heel meas 1.25 in/ 3 cm, ending with 1st row-
SL1, P10, P2tog, P1, turn
SL1, K5, SL1, K1, PSSO, K1, turn
SL1, P6, P2tog, P1, turn
SL1, K7, SL1, K1, PSSO, K1, turn
SL1, P8, P2tog, P1, turn
SL1, K9, SL1, PSSO, K1 = 12 sts
Instep: With right side facing, pick up and K8 sts along side of heel, K across 18 sts on spare needles, pick up and K8 sts along opposite side of heel, K across 6 sts from top of Heel, slip rem 6 sts onto 1st needle and divide sts as follows- 14 sts on 1st needle, 18 sts on 2nd needle, 14 sts on 3rd needle = 46 sts. Work as follows-
1st Rnd- (1st needle) K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1, (2nd needle) K across, (3rd needle) K1, SL1, K1, PSSO, K to end
2nd Rnd- K across
Rep these 2 rnds until 36 sts remain. Cont even until foot meas 3 in/7.5 cm from picked up sts.
1st Rnd- (1st needle) K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1, (2nd needle) K1, SL1, K1, PSSO, K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1, (3rd needle) K1, SL1, K1, PSSO, K to end of rnd
2nd Rnd- K across
Rep these 2 rnds until 16 sts remain. Cut yarn and graft sts together.
(design by: Michele Meadows)