Snickerdoodle (Digital Knitting Pattern)
At times, a simplistic texture is all you need for a great sock! Snickerdoodle is a sock pattern with just enough spice to make it interesting, without being overwhelmed, just like the cookie it takes its name from.
Note: This is a digital knitting pattern for you to download and print at home. No physical pattern will be shipped.
Snickerdoodle – Worked in the round, Snickerdoodle contains both cuff-down and toe-up written directions and a chart for the pattern stitch. The pattern has instructions for a short row heel, but you may substitute whatever heel you enjoy using (links included for alternatives).
The pattern is written for the magic loop method for knitting socks; however, the design could be worked on double-pointed needles or mini-circulars instead should you prefer (ensure you denote your instep stitches with extra markers – so you don’t miss the placement of the heel or toe shaping).
This sock pattern shines well with solid, semi-solid, or lightly variegated/speckled yarns. Picking an appropriate yarn for this project will ensure you don’t lose the fun texture you’ll be creating with this pattern stitch.
(Measured around the ball of the foot.)
6 [6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11]” / 15 [16.5, 18, 19, 20.5, 21.5, 23, 24, 25.5, 26.5, 28] cm circumference – intended to be worn with 1” / 2.5 cm of negative ease.
US1 (2.25 mm) 32-40” (82-102 cm) circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge.
Tapestry needle, stitch markers
200-500 yds / 183-458 m fingering weight yarn (depending on the length of your foot and leg)
Turtlepurl Yarns – Striped Turtle Toes
75% SW Merino 25% Nylon
450 yds (412 m) / 3.5 oz (100 g)
Color: I’ve Got my Eye on Ewe
8 stitches by 10 rounds in stockinette = 1” / 2.5 cm, after blocking. Gauge is crucial in obtaining the correct fit. Changes in gauge will result in a size difference for your finished socks.
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LOW-VISIBILITY & SCREEN READER FORMATS:
A low-visibility and a screen-reader accessible version of this pattern are available. The low-visibility format is 24pt print in Arial, black font, no italics, and contains written directions (there are no charts to work from). The screen reader format has all the items mentioned above, contains no abbreviations, and the read-aloud function checked accessibility on both a Windows PC and Android device.
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