Edit: 16 November 2013
I’ve now made these socks a few times so I’ve adjusted the original pattern to try and make it easier to follow. The old pattern is available if you have been using it, but I’d recommend using the one below if you’re starting out.
I made up my own pattern for some crochet socks however they roughly borrowed from the Stitch to Stitch pattern I wrote about recently.
I varied the pattern by crocheting two yarns at once (a black and a dark blue) of Lincraft Cosy Wool (100% wool, 100g/174m) with a 6mm hook to make a thicker sock, and I double crocheted (rather than half-double crocheted) the foot to work up the socks quicker.
I have also made this pattern by crocheting two yarns at once of Moda Vera Pure Wool 8 ply (100% wool, 50g/80m) with a 7mm hook to make it a bit more roomy.
I’m still learning to write patterns but tried to jot down the pattern using US crochet terms as I went. I will give this a go another time and try to photograph the steps. I’ve included some photographs in the pattern at key steps.
Here’s the pattern for my foot based on these approximate shoe sizes:
Women’s Australian/US: 9
Women’s European: 40
Women’s UK: 7 Continue reading