Give your socks a bewitching twinkle with this simple, yet striking, pattern.
A classic top-down sock with flap heel and gusset, the Firefly makes sparing use of the Knot Stitch to showcase the drama of variegated yarns.
Pattern is in digital (pdf.) format, available for download after purchase.
Sport-weight sock yarn, 100g/ 300m
Shown in: Woolfinch Studio Wool Ramie sock yarn, in Moon Dance colourway
Alternative suggestion: Manos del Uruguay Alegria; West Yorkshire Spinners Aire Valley; King Cole Zig Zag
a set of 4 double-pointed needles, 2.5mm diameter
tapestry needle; ruler or tape measurer; sock blockers (recommended)
S (M, L)
detailed Sizing Guide provided for Eur36-45 (UK3-12) sized foot
This pattern is suitable for beginner sock knitters who are ready to try a new stitch.
Techniques to be aware of: yarn overs, reworking stitches without removing from needle