Summertime Rolls

In Cuff Down, Fingering weight yarn, Patterns, Socks, Toe Up by Shannon


“Fall into a sea of grass
And disappear among the shady blades…”

These socks will have you rolling into summer with their easy textured patterning that lends itself to variegated yarns and solids alike.

  • Finished Measurements: Youth medium/adult extra-small (youth large/adult small, adult medium, adult large, adult extra-large): 6.25 (6.75, 7.25, 7.75, 8.25)”/16 (17, 18.5, 19.5, 21) cm. To fit foot circumference: 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)”/18 (19, 20.5, 21.5, 23) cm. Sample socks shown with a 4″/10 cm leg length (measured from top of heel, customizable).
  • Yarn: approximately 200-400 yds/183-366 m fingering- weight yarn. I used Knitted Wit Sock in John Day.
  • Needles: US1/2.25 mm needle for small-circumference knitting, or size needed to get gauge.
  • Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers.
  • Gauge: 32 sts & 44 rnds = 4″/10 cm in stockinette stitch in the round, measured after blocking.