Saturday, October 18, 2008


Ribbed slipper socks

What is a knitter supposed to do when the mercury is a little sluggish in the mornings? Knit warm footwear, of course.

Ribbed Slipper Sock

I made sure to knit these
a bit on the roomy side...

Ribbed Slipper Sock
...so that I can wear them over
another pair of socks on really cold days

Ribbed Slipper Socks

Size
women's 8½ (US)

Materials
4oz aran weight/heavy worsted yarn
size US 7 (4.5mm) needles

Gauge
19 st over 4" in St st in the round

Cuff
Cast on 48 sts. Join.
Work 2x2 rib for about 2½" (16 rounds).

Heel Flap (worked over 24 sts)
Row 1 - Sl1, p23.
Row 2 - (Sl1, k1) 12x
Work heel flap for 14 repeats (28 rows).

Turn Heel (square heel)
Row 1 - Sl1, p15, p2tog, turn
Row 2 - Sl1, k8, ssk, turn
Row 3 - Sl1, p8, p2tog, turn
Repeat Rows 2 and 3 until 10 sts rem.

Gussets
Round 1 - P/u 15 sts, pm, (k2, p2)12x, pm, p/u 15 sts, k10
Round 2 - Knit to last three sts before 1st marker, k2tog, k1, sm, k26, sm, ssk, knit to end
Round 3 - Knit
Repeat Rounds 2 and 3 tunil 48 sts rem.

Foot
Work established pattern until desired length (approx 27 rounds).
Knit one round even.

Toe Shaping
Round 1 - (Knit to last three sts before marker, k2tog, k1, sm, k1, ssk) 2x
Round 2 - Knit
Repeat Rounds 2 and 3 until 24 sts rem.

Finishing
Graft rem sts. Weave in ends.

9 yarns:

Jennifer said...

Those look very warm and toasty!

Chris said...

They look wonderfully thick and warm.

Sheepish Annie said...

Mmmmm...slipper socks! They are warm and fabulous for sliding across kitchen floors. You can't beat that in footwear!!

Robin said...

My toesees could use a pair of thosesees this morning.

Deb said...

Very cozy!! I think Little Miss Neatnick should have a matching pair for when she comes home fro the learning factory on cold days!!

Trish said...

Oh how perfect. My youngest was just asking me yesterday to make her something. she's a size 8 and these would be perfect for her. Thank you for sharing the pattern!

mrspao said...

They look great - just the thing for this cold weather.

Anonymous said...

Hi,
What does P/u and pm mean?
Thanks.

trek said...

p/u - pick up
pm - place marker