Patons® Knit Pedicure Socks
Keep your feet cozy and looking great with these pedicure socks made from Patons® Stretch Socks yarn.
Designed by Patons® Design Team
- Patons® Stretch Sock Yarn (50g / 1.75 oz.) 2 balls for each size: #31415 Sugar
- Double-Pointed Knitting Needles, 1 set of four 3.25mm (U.S. 3), or size needed to obtain tension
- Tapestry Needle
Approximately 40-inches x 58-inches/117x147.5cm.
28 sts and 36 rows = 4-inches [10 cm] in stocking.
To fit ladies shoe size
5/6 [7/8 - 9/10]
9-inch [23cm] (9-1/2-inch [24cm] - 101/2-inch [26.5 cm]).
These instructions are written for the smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes, the instructions will be written thus [ ].
Cast on 48 (52-56) sts loosely. Divide into 16 [17-18] sts on 1st and 3rd needles, 16 [18-20] sts on 2nd needle. Join in rnd. Place marker on first st. Work in (K1. P1) ribbing for 2-1/2 ins [6 cm]. Knit in rnds until work from beg measures 5-inches [5-6] or 12.5cm [12.5-15].
ARRANGE HEEL STS
Slip 4 sts from end of 1st needle onto beg of 2nd needle, 4 sts from beg of 3rd needle onto end of 2nd needle. 12 [13-14] sts on 1st needle, 24 [26-28] sts on 2nd needle, and 12 [13-14] sts on 3rd needle. Divide the 24 [26-28] sts on 2nd needle onto 2 needles and leave for instep.
Knit 12 [13-14] sts off 1st needle onto end of 3rd needle.
Working on these 24 [26-28] sts proceed as follows: Next row: (WS). K1. P10 [11-12]. P2tog. P10 [11-12]. K1.
23 [25-27] sts.
Row 1: (RS). *Sl1. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Row 2: Sl1. Purl to end of row. Rep these 2 rows for 2-inches [2-2-1/2] or 5cm [5-6], ending with 1st row.
Row 1: P12 [13-14]. P2tog. P1. Turn.
Row 2: K3. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
Row 3: P4. P2tog. P1. Turn.
Row 4: K5. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
Row 5: P6. P2tog. P1. Turn.
Row 6: K7. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
Row 7: P8. P2tog. P1. Turn.
Row 8: K9. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
Row 9: P10. P2tog. P1. Turn.
Row 10: K11. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn. 13 sts.
Size 7/8 only: Row 11: P12. P2tog. Turn.
Row 12: K12. K2tog. 13 sts
Size 9/10 only: Row 11: P12. P2tog. P1. Turn. Row 12: K13. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. 15 sts.
TO MAKE INSTEP
All sizes slip 24 [26-28] instep sts onto one needle.
1st needle: With RS of work facing and using the heel needle, pick up and knit 11 [11-13] sts along side of heel.
2nd needle: Knit across 24 [26-28] instep sts.
3rd needle: Pick up and knit 11 [11-13] sts along other side of heel. K6 [6-7] from 1st needle onto 3rd needle.
PROCEED AS FOLLOWS
1st rnd: 1st needle: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd needle: Knit. 3rd needle: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of needle.
2nd rnd: Knit.
Rep these 2 rnds to 44 [48-52] sts divided as 10 [11-12] sts on 1st and 3rd needles, 24 [26-28] sts on 2nd needle.
Knit in rnds even until foot, from picked up sts at heel, measures 5-inches [5-1/2-6] or 12.5cm [14-15].
Work 2 rnds in (K1. P1) ribbing. Cast off in ribbing.
With a tapestry needle, sew cast off edge tog to form hole for big toe.
ch = Chain(s)
pat = Pattern
psso = Pass slipped stitch over
rep = Repeat
RS = Right side
sc = Single crochet
sl st = Slip stitch
sp(s) = Space(s)
st(s) = Stitch(es)
tog = Together
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.