Sunday, October 26, 2008

Anklet Socks?

My latest FO socks are called "Leaves of Grass Anklet Socks". Of course I don't do anklet socks unless they are my running socks. So I have renamed them "Leaves of Grass Socks". I got the pattern off a free website, but there isn't a picture of them there. I first found them in Ravelry when I was searching the hundreds of socks pattern for SOS08.

You can't see the pattern well in these pictures. I tried to get a good photo, but had little success. If you go to
my Ravlery page there is a pic of when I first started them and the pattern can be seen really well.

Since I was converting the pattern to a full length cuff sock I took the liberty of having to be a little creative. The original pattern has you knitting a 5" rib cuff (which just sounds wrong for them being anklet socks) and the pattern is only on the front of the sock. I knitted a 1.5" 2x2 cuff and had the pattern on both the front and back of the sock. To make this look nice, instead of purling the first and last 5 stitches on the front and back, I knit 3 and purled 2 on both ends. I didn't change the rest of the pattern. I am really happy with the end result.

Leaves of Grass Socks
Yarn: Koigu KPPPM (P53937) (2)
Needles: Knit Picks Fixed Size 1.5
Started: September 16th
Finished: October 20th


  1. i LOVE LOVE LOVE these socks!!!! The color is scrumdalicious...........

  2. Oh wow, that color is gorgeous! Your socks always look so perfect!

  3. Freakin' awesome color! Love the mods you made. Really? A 5" cuff on an anklet? Wrong 4 sure!

  4. Cute socks! The longer socks will be much more useful than the anklets. Though the anklets sound pretty long too!

  5. Great socks, Deb! Walt Whitman would be proud...