Woolie Knee Socks

Thanks to my crochet group, I was inspired to write down a pattern for you to try. This pattern is free.

Prairie Girl’s Treasure – Woolie Knee Socks

Designed by Dawn Miller and Ladies of Facebook Crochet Playground Group

Used Caron One Pound and F hook for lavendar over the knee socks

Plymouth Coffee Beenz yarn and F hook-4 skeins-214 yd-shorter boot socks

Also used Red Heart with Love yarn and F hook-2 skeins 370 yd-shorter boot socks, suggest at least 3 as I have not completed a pair over the knee in this yarn.

You may need a different hook size to obtain gauge.

Suggested yarn substitutions:

  • Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn in Tweed,
  • Loops and Threads Impeccable in tweed, or
  • Caron Simply Soft.

 

Size: Adult – One size meant for layers underneath and foot size 8-10 woman, bulky fit is large. Can be sized down-pattern is in multiples of ten.Skill Level: Intermediate

Gauge:

18 hdc x 9 rows = 4″x 4″

Stitches used:

Chain stitch (ch)
Single crochet (sc)
Extended half double crochet (exhdc)

Half double crochet (hdc)
Double crochet (dc)
Front post double crochet (fpdc)

Video Tutorial with written instructions

Written:

Yarn over,
insert hook from front to back to front again
around the st indicated, [yarn over and draw
through 2 loops] twice.

Puff stitch (ps)

Video Tutorial 

Picture Tutorial

Written :

Yarn over, insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull back through stitch making sure loops are the same height by holding hook horizontally along work, yarn over insert hook into stitch, yarn over pull back through stitch watching your height, yarn over insert hook into stitch, yarn over pull back through stitch watching your height. Pull yarn through all seven loops on hook and chain 1 to finish stitch.

DIRECTIONS

Ch 27



TOP EDGING



Notes: Top edging should go around the widest point of leg and up over the knee.

R1. Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and remaining stitches (25 hdc)

R2. Ch 2 turn hdc in back loops across (25 hdc)
R3-29. Repeat row 2

Slip stitch join after folding in half for the top trim. Do not cut off.  Turn right side out.

SOCK

Notes: Worked in the round & from the top down. Do not count beginning chain. Beginning chains are pushed behind stitches and used to achieve height of first stitch. Use Initial P1 for first pattern round only, then use P1. 

R1. Ch 1, *2 sc in the end of row hdc around* Repeat once. Sc in the end of row hdc.** repeat from 8 to ** 9 more times . Join with slip stitch in beg ch 1 (50 sc)

R2. Ch 2, dc in each sc. Join with slip stitch to beginning ch 2 (50dc)Pattern Rows:  Wheat Stitch variation: Click Here for a TUTORIAL in Spanish and the crochet chart.

Initial P1. Ch 3, *3 front post double crochet (fpdc) in next 3 double crochet, ch 2 skip 2 stitches, sc in next stitch, ch 2 skip 2 stitches, 3 fpdc in next 3 double crochet, ch 2* repeat from * to* 4 more times.  Join in begining ch 3. Go to P2 (This is first pattern row only)P1 Ch 3, *3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2, sc in next ch 2 space, ch 2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2, * repeat from * to* 4 more times. Join with slip stitch in beginning ch 3.P2  Ch 3, * 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in ch 2 space, ch 2, puff stitch in next ch 2 space, ch1, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, skip ch 2* repeat 4 more times and slip stitch in beginning ch 3.

P3 Ch 3, * 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in next ch 2 space, ch 2, puff stitch in same ch 2 space, ch1, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc* repeat 4 more times and slip stitch in beginning ch 3.
P4. Repeat P3

P5 Ch 3, *3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch2, sc in ch 2, ch 2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2*, repeat from * to * to end of round, slip stitch in begininng ch 3. P6 Ch 3, *3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2, sc in next ch 2 space, ch 2* repeat from * to* to end of round. Slip stitch to join in beginning ch 3P7 Ch 3, * 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, skip chain 2 space, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in next ch 2 space, ch 2, puff stitch in next ch 2 space, ch1* repeat to end of round and slip stitch in beginning ch 3.P8  Ch 3, * 6 fpdc in next 6 fpdc, ch 1, (puff stitch, ch 2, puff stitch in next ch 2 space), ch1* repeat to end of round and slip stitch in beginning ch 3.

P9 Repeat P8
P10 
Ch 3, *3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2, sc in ch 2 space, ch 2*, repeat from * to * to the end of round, slip stitch in begining ch 3.

Example of 15 rows
Hidden joins

 

Work pattern rows for 30 rows then begin heel as follows:

R1.   Ch 1,  slip stitch to  ch 2 space, ch 1, mark stitch,  3 sc in 3fpdc, 1sc in ch 2 space, 1 sc in sc, 1, sc in ch 2, 3 sc in 3 fpdc, repeat once (I am a cheater on this and put the 3rd sc in the 3rd fpdc in the ch2 space)(20 sc)

R2. Ch 1, turn, 2 sc together, 16 sc , 2 sc together. (18 sc)

R3. Ch 1, turn, 18 sc.

R4. Ch 1, turn, 2 sc together, 14 sc, 2 sc together (16 sc) 

R5. Ch 1, turn, 16 sc.

R6. Ch 1, turn, 2 sc together, 12 sc, 2 sc together (14 sc)

R7. Ch 1, turn, 14 sc

R8. Ch 1, turn, 2 sc together, 10 sc, 2 sc together (12 sc)

R9. Ch 1, turn, 12 sc

R10. Ch 1, turn, 2 sc together, 8 sc, 2 sc together (10 sc)

R11. Ch 1, turn, 10 sc. Begin working down the side in ends of row 1-10. 10 sc down the side, hdc just before next fpdc, *3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, (ch 2, sc in ch 2, ch 2) in ch 2 space* repeat once, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, hdc in ch 2 space in pattern rows, going up the heel side work 10 sc in ends or row 1-10, slip stitch to beginning ch 1. Fasten off 30 pattern, 30 heel

R12.  In next hdc at beginning of pattern stitches, attach yarn and ch 2 (counts as hdc), puff stitch in hdc, ch 1*3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, skip ch 2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in next ch 2, ch 2,  puff stitch in next ch 2, ch 1* repeat once, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, skip ch 2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in next hdc, hdc in same hdc, 2 exhdc together, 6 exhdc, 2 exhdc together, 10 exhdc, 2 exhdc together, 6 exhdc, 2 exhdc together, join in ch 2. 

R13. Ch 2, puff stitch in hdc (ch 2 of previous round), ch 1 *6 fpdc in next 6 fpdc, ch 1, (puff stitch, ch 2,  puff stitch in next ch 2), ch 1* repeat once, 6 fpdc in next 6 fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in next hdc, hdc in same hdc, 2 exhdc together, 4 exhdc, 2 exhdc together,  10 exhdc, 2 exhdc together, 4 exhdc , 2 exhdc together,  slip stitch join in ch 2.

R14. Ch 2, puff stitch in hdc (ch 2 of previous round), ch 1 *6 fpdc in next 6 fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in next ch 2, ch 2,  puff stitch in same ch 2, ch 1* repeat once, 6 fpdc in next 6 fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in next hdc, hdc in same hdc, 2 exhdc together, 2 exhdc, 2 exhdc together,  10 exhdc, 2 exhdc together, 2 exhdc, 2 exhdc together, slip stitch join in ch 2.

R15. Ch 2, *3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2,  sc in ch 2, ch 2* repeat once, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc ch 2, hdc in hdc,  2 exhdc together, repeat once,  10 exhdc, 2 exhdc together, repeat once, slip stitch join to ch 2. 

R16. Ch 2, *3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2, sc in ch 2, ch 2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2* repeat twice, hdc in hdc, 2 exhdc together, 10 exhdc, 2 exhdc together,  slip stitch join to ch 2.

R17. Ch 3, *3 fpdc in next fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in next ch 2, ch 2,  puff stitch in next ch 2, ch 1, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, skip ch 2* repeat twice,  dc in hdc, 12 exhdc, slip stitch join to ch 3. 

R18. Ch 3, *3 fpdc in next fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in next ch 2, ch 2,  puff stitch in same ch 2, ch 1, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc* repeat twice,  dc in dc, 12 exhdc, slip stitch join to ch 3.

R19. Repeat R18

R20. Ch 3, *3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2, sc in ch 2, ch 2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2* repeat once, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2, sc in ch 2, ch 2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 1, dc in dc, 12 exhdc, slip stitch join to ch 3

R21. Ch 3, *3 fpdc, ch 2 3 fpdc, ch 2, sc in ch 2, ch 2* repeat once, 3 fpdc, ch 2, 3 fpdc, dc in dc, 12 exhdc, slip stitch join to ch 3

R22.  Ch 3, puff stitch in dc, *ch 1, 3 fpdc, skip ch 2, 3 fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in next ch 2,  ch 2, puff stitch in next ch 2*, repeat once, ch 1, 3 fpdc, skip 2, 3fpdc, ch 1 puff stitch in dc, dc in same dc, 12 exhdc, slip stitch join to ch 3.

R23. Ch 3, puff stitch in dc, *ch 1, 6 fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in ch 2, ch 2, puff stitch in same ch 2*, repeat once, ch 1, 6 fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in dc, dc in same dc, 12 exhdc, slip stitch join to ch 3.

R24. Ch 3, puff stitch in same dc *ch 1, 6 fpdc in 6 fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in next ch 2, ch 2, puff in same ch 2* repeat once, ch 1, 6 fpdc, ch 1, puff in dc, dc in same dc, 12 exhdc, slip stitch join to ch 3

R25.  Repeat R 24

R26. Ch 2, *3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2, sc in ch 2, ch 2*repeat once, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 2, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, hdc in dc, 12 exhdc, slip stitch join to ch 2.

R27. Ch 2, *3 fpdc, ch 2, sc in ch 2, ch 2, 3 fpdc, ch 2*, repeat once, 3, fpdc, ch 2, sc in ch 2, ch 2, 3 fpdc, ch 1, hdc in hdc, 12 exhdc, slip stitch join to ch 2.

R28. Ch 2,  *3fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 1 puff stitch in next ch 2, ch 2, puff stitch in next ch 2, ch 1, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, * repeat twice, hdc in hdc, 12 exhdc, slip stitch join to ch 2.

R29. Ch 2, *3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, ch 1, puff stitch in ch 2, ch 2 , puff stitch in same ch 2, ch 1, 3 fpdc in next 3 fpdc*, repeat twice, hdc in hdc, 12 exhdc, slip stitch join to ch 2.

R30. Repeat R29

TOE

R31. Sc around 30 sc between hdc and hdc of previous row, 12 sc in exhdc = total of 42 sc place marker. 

R32. Slip stitch 5,  ch 1, sc in same stitch as ch 1, place marker, 2 sc together, 16 sc, 2 sc together, sc, place marker,  2 sc together, 16 sc, 2 sc together.

R33. Sc in marked stitch, move up marker, 2 sc together, 14 sc, 2 sc together, sc in marked stitch, move up marker, 2 sc togehter 14 sc, 2 sc together.

R34. Sc in marked stitch, move up marker, 2 sc together, 12 sc, 2 sc together, sc in marked stitch, move up marker, 2 sc together, 12 sc, 2 sc together.

R35. Sc in marked stitch, move up marker, 2 sc together, 10 sc, 2 sc together, sc in marked stitch, move up marker, 2 sc together, 10 sc, 2 sc together.

R36. Sc in marked stitch, move up marker, 2 sc together, 8 sc, 2 sc together, sc in marked stitch, move up marker, 2 sc together, 8 sc, 2 sc together.

R37. Sc in marked stitch, move up marker, 2 sc togehter, 6 sc, 2 sc together, sc in marked stitch, move up marker, 2 sc together, 6 sc, 2 sc together, fasten off.

Turn sock inside out and slip stitch toe closed.

Decorate as desired: Tassels or pompoms look great on a tie around the top or cuff.

 

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