Baby, it’s cold outside but with all this snow, the skiing is great! Which is just the ticket to fighting cabin fever.
Ready for a challenge now that you’ve got your sock knitting basics down? Ready to take your sock knitting to the next level? Hit the ski slopes in the Black Diamond Socks to show you are the baddest knitter on the ski hill. These unisex socks are knit from the top down on two circular needles. The Black Diamond Socks mix textured diamonds of knit and purl stitches capped with cables to make these spicy without being overwhelming.
As always, my socks patterns are available in several sizes for a variety of foot sizes for either gender. Available in Sizes: Small (7”), Medium (8”), Large (9”)/ 18 (20, 22) cm cuff
Gauge: 32 sts x 36 rows = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch
Yarn: Recommended 1 Skein of Teton Knitting Company Mountain Sock. Shown in Obsidian, 100% Superwash Merino, 438 yards per 3.5 oz/100 grams.
Other suggested yarns: Hedgehog Fibers Sock or Malabrigo Sock
Needles: Circular needles. Suggested size US Size 1 (2.25mm) or size to obtain gauge
Notions: Tapestry needle, row counter, stitch markers, darning needle, cable needles.
Skills: Knit in the round, how to cable, how to read charts, Kitchener stitch.
Download the Black Diamond Socks from my Ravelry Pattern Store and be the envy of everyone on the slopes with these socks.