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Scallop Socks Knitting PatternDesigned by Judy Sumner
24 sts=4" Materials:
Size 6 US (4.25 mm) double points, set of 5
Wool-Ease by Lion Brand or other light worsted yarn-1 ball
100 grams/197 yards Instructions
Scallop Stitch Pattern
Rnds 1, 2, 3, 5: K around
Rnds 4 and 6: P2, slip 3 sts with yarn in front of work. CO 40 sts, 10 sts per needle. Join. Work 1½"of K1, P1 ribbing. Begin Scallop Stitch Pattern, repeating 6 pattern rnds until 6" from ribbing or desired length.
End with Rnd 2. Heel Flap
Place 20 sts from needles 1 and 4 on one needle.
Sl 1, p1, K1 across. Continue for 14 rows ending with RS facing you. Turn Heel
Sl 1, k13, skp, turn
Sl 1, p6, p2 tog, turn
Sl 1 k6, skp, turn
Rep these last 2 rows until all sts are worked (8 sts on needle). Gussets
Pick up 9 sts on left side, work next 2 needles in pattern stitch as established, pick up 9 sts on right side and k 4 sts from heel needle onto this needle. Place remaining 4 heel sts on left needle (1). K 1 rnd around, maintaining scallop pattern stitch on needles 2 and 3 if desired. Otherwise, knit around.
K to within 3 sts of end of 1st needle, SKP, k1.
Work pattern on next two needles.
K1, k2tog, k remaining sts on 4th needle.
Repeat these two rnds two more times. You should now have 40 sts on needles. Foot
Cont pattern as established until 1½" from desired length. Toe
K to within 3 sts of end of first needle, skp, k1.
K1, k2tog, k remaining sts on needle 2.
Knit to within 3 sts of end of 3rd needle, skp, k1.
K1, k2tog, k remaining sts on needle 4.
K 2 rnds.
(Rep decrease rnd, K 1 rnd), 3 times.
Work decrease rnd every rnd until 4 sts remain on each needle.
Place sts from needles 1, 4 on one needle.
Place sts from needles 2, 3 on one needle and graft toe. See Abbreviations and the Glossary for help.