In a Jiffy socks against tin background

In a Jiffy

In Fingering weight yarn, One skein projects, Patterns, Socks by Shannon

These socks will be done in a jiffy, because you won’t want to put them down! Offered in both toe-up AND cuff-down options, the slipped stitches and ribbing move the knitting along, and the textural play looks great in both highly variegated yarns and more tonal semi-solids.


  • Finished Measurements: Finished circumference: 6.75 (7.25, 7.75, 8.25, 8.75)“/17.25 (18.5, 19.75, 21.75, 22.25) cm. Socks shown with a 2.5”/6.5 cm leg length (measured from top of heel, customizable).
  • Yarn: approximately 250-420 yards/228-384 m total fingering-weight yarn. I used Knitted Wit Sock in Joshua Tree.
  • Needles: US1/2.25mm needle for small-circumference knitting, or size needed to get gauge. I use a 32” circular for magic-loop knitting.
  • Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle.
  • Gauge: 32 sts & 44 rounds = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch in the round, measured after blocking.