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Baby Socks: A Loom Knitted Pattern

by Isela Phelps

Materials:

Yarn: 50 yards of Bulky Weight yarn (Weight 6). Sample was knit using KnitPicks Swish in Honey Dew

Loom: Pink Long Loom by Provo Craft and 1 Loom Clip by Provo Craft

Notions: knitting tool, tapestry needle, 2 size 8 double pointed needles

Size: 3-6mos

ABBREVIATIONS

k=knit (in knit stitch or flat stitch) not  e-wrap

 p=purl

sts=stitches

bo=bind off

PATTERN NOTES

Wrap & Turn=Lift the loop off the peg. Hold it with your fingertips. Take working yarn to the inside of the loom and e-wrap the peg. Place the loop back on the peg.

DIRECTIONS

Make 2

Prepare loom: Insert Loom Clip in the Long Loom to have a circle with 16 pegs.

Cast on 16sts, join to work in the round.

Rnd 1-9: *k2, p2; rep from * to the end of rnd.

Rnd 10: k

Rnd 11-20: *p2, k2; rep from * to the end of rnd

**Short Row Shaping for Heel-(knitted as a flat panel on 8 pegs)

Knit from peg 1-7. Wrap and turn on peg 8.

Knit from peg 7 to peg 2. Wrap and turn on peg 1.

Knit from peg 2 to peg 6. Wrap and turn on peg 7.

Knit from peg 6 to peg 3. Wrap and turn on peg 2.

Reverse Short Row Shaping for Heel

Knit from peg 3 to peg 7. Lift both loops on peg 7 as one.

Knit from peg 7 to peg 2. Lift both loops on peg 2 as one.

Knit from peg 2 to peg 8. Lift both loops on peg 8 as one.

Knit from peg 8 to peg 1. Lift both loops on peg 1 as one.**

FOOT--knitted in the round

Work in the round in knit stitch until foot measures 3 inches from back of heel.

TOE

Repeat instructions from ** to **

FINISHING

Place stitches from pegs 8-1 on one double pointed needle.

Place stitches from pegs 16-9 on the second double pointed needle.

Graft the stitches with the kitchener stitch.

TO WEAR

Fold down the cuff--the row of knit stitch will help to provide a nice fold.

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