Knitting patterns for anklets, footies, and other socks that are ankle high. Most patterns are free.
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These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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I Heart Socks
Ankle socks with a row of hearts around cuff.Kknit cuff down with heel flap. DK weight yarn. Designed by Julie Gaddy for Cascade Yarns
Ankle socks with a fun scalloped lace cuff detail knit cuff down with heel flap. 2 sizes. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Dawn Henderson
Whims Easy Flat Knit Socks
These ankle socks with cable detail are knit flat back and forth on 2 straight needles and seamed. Designer says these are great first socks. DK weight yarn. Designed by Briana K Designs. Web version is free. PDF available for purchase.
Pom Pom Socks Pattern and Video
Step-by-step expert instruction to knit multicolored footie socks with Wendy Bernard. This project is great for learning the basics of sock knitting. You will learn how to expertly turn a heel and shape a gusset, and then you’ll see how to graft the toe stitches together with Kitchener stitch. Pattern and instructional video class available for free with a free trial at Creativebug. Pictured projects by the designer and Lisa K who said this was her second pair of socks ever.
More Free Patterns
Anklet socks with strawberries and trellis in stranded colorwork with a cute picot edged cuff. Knit cuff down with heel flap. A kit is also available. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Minna Metsänen for Novita.
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Yinyang Kitty Socks
Toe-up ankle socks with a kitty chart on the toe and foot and a simple short-row heel. Designed by Geena Garcia
Bunny Got Back Socks
Ankle socks with stranded bunny rabbits on the toe and pompom cottontails on the back. Designed by Amy Gunderson.
Patterns for Purchase
I Can't Believe I'm Knitting Socks
This book makes knitting socks incredibly easy because along with the patterns it includes helpful hints and photos to create an entire wardrobe of footwear in three sizes for women. 8 different designs by Cynthia Guggemos. Extras and General Instructions sections provide useful information on yarn options, different cast-on techniques, choices between double-pointed needles and circular needles, and different types of Heels and Toes.
Learn to Knit Socks
Learn how to knit fabulous socks in this informative, online knitting class taught by knitted sock expert, designer and shop owner Lisa Carnahan. Best of all, this knitting class will teach you the three most popular methods of making socks so that you can knit socks with the technique YOU like best! Includes downloadable and printable class patterns in PDF format in addition to the online video content.