Knitting with Needles

Spiral Knit Tube Socks for Toddlers

by Annie Buchanon

These tube socks are easy for beginners because there is no heel shaping or gussets.

Spiral Tube Socks For Toddlers Knitting PatternGauge:
7 sts=1 in St st with larger needles

Materials:
fingering weight yarn
Size 1 US (2.25 mm) double pointed needles - set of 4Size 3 US (3.25 mm) double pointed needles - set of 4

Instructions
With smaller needles, CO 36 sts. Divide over 3 needles and join, being careful not to twists st.Work k2, p2 rib for 2".
Change to larger needles and begin spiral pattern.
Spiral Pattern:
Rnd 1: P1, *K2, P2; rep from *, ending K2, P1
Rnd 2: Rep Rnd 1
Rnd 3: *P2, K2; rep from *
Rnd 4: Rep Rnd 3
Rnd 5: K1, *P2, K2; rep from *, ending P2, K1
Rnd 6: Rep Rnd 5
Rnd 7: *K2, P2; rep from *
Rnd 8: Rep Rnd 7
Rep these 8 rnds for 6½" or desired length.
Shape Toe
Rnd 1: At beginning of each needle K1, Sl 1, K1 psso, knit to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1
Rnd 2: knit
Rep these 2 rnds until 12 sts remain.K2tog around - 6 sts.
Cut yarn and thread through rem sts. Pull to close and weave in end on WS.

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