This Way and That

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

These socks just kind of go this way and that. The pattern is one that is simple, and elegant, and squishily perfect for any variegated gorgeousness you can’t stop yourself from amassing.


  • Finished Measurements: Adult extra-small (small, medium, large, extra-large): 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)” foot circumference. Socks shown with a 2.5″ leg length (measured from top of heel, customizable).
  • Yarn: approximately 200-350 yards total fingering-weight yarn. I used Knitted Wit Sock in Death the Sexism for the pink and black and white socks and Nasty Woman for the black and blue and hot pink socks.
  • Needles: US1/2.25mm needle for small- circumference knitting, or size needed to get gauge.
  • Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle.
  • Gauge: 35 sts & 50 rounds = 4″/10 cm in stockinette stitch, measured after blocking.