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Father’s New Socks


by Susan Crawford

These men's sock are a great stash busting project needing only 50 gs of two colours of 4 ply yarn. The pattern is a simple slip stitch pattern with the sock leg worked in the round. The sole is knitted separately with the instep then being knitted on to the sole. Instructions are also given on how to alter the size and length of the socks.

Supplied as a PDF download.


Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper Weight Yarn
(100% shetland wool)
knits up as a 4 ply (fingering weight) yarn
(115m / 125 yds per 25g ball)
Main Colour – shade FC64 – 2 balls (MC)
Contrast Colour – shade 1A – 2 balls (CC)
Set of 2.75 mm (US 2) dpns
Set of 3.25 mm (US 4) dpns