Ready to move away from loom knitting hats, then this is the perfect project for you. The softest, comfiest socks are about to come off your loom. Be prepared, one pair is not enough. Stock up on this luxuriously soft yarn and make a pair for all your loved ones.
Knitting Loom: 24 peg large knitting loom. Sample was knit on round blue Knifty Knitter by
Yarn: 350 yards of techno-fleece fabric. Sample was knit with Berroco Plush (3-4 skeins). Ball weight 1.75oz/50g. Ball length 90yds/83m. Fiber content: 100% nylon.
Other similar plushy yarns: Patons Be Mine (use double throughout)
Notions: 2 size 8 double pointed needles (for holding the stitches for grafting the toe close, tapestry needle
Gauge: 11sts=4 inches
Size: Adult women. Sample shown in size 6.5 womenâs. For smaller/larger sizes, knit fewer/more rounds in the foot section.
Level: Advanced beginner. If you are ready to move from hats, this will make the perfect first time sock project.
Skills knowledge: knit stitch, short-rowing (I provide, step by step instructions on how to knit the rows). Kitchener/grafting for closing the toe. Instructions for the kitchener also provided as a link to one of my tuturials.
Loom knit a pair of fun and colorful socks. Use the colors suggested here or choose your favorite sport’s team color or school colors. Whatever color you choose, you will sure have a unique pair of socks.
Knitting loom with a peg multiple of 4. [Décor Accents, Fine Gauge Child Sock Loom was used in sample.]
Yarn: 120 yards of DK weight yarn [Berroco Pure Merino, 100% Ultra Fine Merino wool was used in sample-1 skein of navy and 1 skein of off white] Note: You will need at least 100 grams or 280 yards of yarn to complete a pair of adult size socks.
Notions: knitting tool, tapestry needle, 2 knitting needles size 2 (to graft the toe area close)
Skills knowledge:Single Stitch, Purl Stitch, knowledge of knitting socks with heel--uses the short-row heel method, kitchener stitch (for closing toe)
Size: Shown in Toddler size and pattern provided for a Toddler Size
Adapt Pattern: use a knitting loom with a peg multiple of 4—great for the extra fine gauge sock knitting looms.
Gauge: 10 stitches and 11 rows= 2 inches
Reminiscent of the classic Ballerina style slippers, these slippers are knitted fairly quickly on a large gauge knitting loom, and then they are put in the washer for a quick journey into the felting world. Once felted, these slippers become soft, and very strong, perfect combination to give you the coziest pair of winter slippers.
Knitting Loom: Large Gauge knitting loom with at 31 (36) pegs. Red (Green) Knifty Knitter Hat loom were used in sample.
Yarn: 200 (270) yards of bulky weight wool. Brown Sheep Lamb¡¦s Pride Bulky was used in samples.
Size (s): Women: 6-7 (7-8); 8-9 (9-10)
Skills knowledge: Twisted Knit stitch (single stitch), flat panel knitting, knitting in the round, short-rows (for heel and toe), I-cord, basic bind off (for flat panel).
Top-Down Version (grafting knowledge required)
Toe-Up Version (you begin at the toe area and end at the back of the foot)
The Cabled Mitts are revolutionary, knit in the round almost to the fingertips and then flat to create a tapered end for a non-bulky look. The cable band around the wrist is knit separate and them stitches are picked up to knit the body of the mitt.
Loom: Large gauge circular loom with 24 pegs. Blue Knifty Knitter loom was used in sample.
Yarn: 160 yards of bulky weight wool. Sample was knit with Lion Brand Thick&Quick (1-1/2 skeins). Sample yarn information: 6oz/170g; 106yd/97m; 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon.
Skills knowledge: knit stitch (not e-wrap), purl stitch, k2tog, ssk (knit two stitches together), picking up stitches
Size: Adult size women
Measurements:9 inches from cuff to fingertips. 4 inches around widest part of hand. For longer hands, simply work a few more rounds.