Down Time

These socks are just made for all of those minutes of down time. (Or up time, the socks aren’t picky!) Grab your favorite skein of DK-weight yarn, a cool drink, and fill your sock drawer and down time with sock knitting.


  • Finished Measurements: Adult extra-small (small, medium, large, extra- large): to fit 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)”/17.75 (19, 20.25, 21.5, 22.75) cm foot circumference.
  • Yarn: approximately 175-350 yards DK- weight yarn. I used Knitted Wit Victory DK in Watery Tart.
  • Needles: US3/3.25mm needle for small- circumference knitting, or size needed to get gauge.
  • Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle.
  • Gauge: 26 sts & 36 rnds = 4″/10 cm in stockinette stitch in the round, measured after blocking.