Valerie’s Knee High Socks Crochet Pattern

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Materials:

Worsted Weight Yarn

I 5.50mm Crochet Hook

Yarn Needle

Difficulty:

Intermediate

Gauge:

8Hdc = 2 inches

Sizes:

Women’s US Shoe Size 5/6 (7/8, 9/10, 11/12)

Stitches:

CH: Chain- Yarn over pull through one loop.

SS: Slip stitch- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over and pull through both the stitch and loop on the hook.

DC: Double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops.

Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops.

Instructions:

Women’s US Shoe Size 5/6 (7/8, 9/10, 11/12)

Chain 7.

Round 1: 2Hdc in the second chain from hook. Hdc in the next 4 chains. 5Hdc in the final chain. (Working along the backside of the chain). Hdc in the next 4 chains. 3Hdc in the beginning chain. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (18)

Round 2: Chain 1. 2Hdc in the next 2 stitches. Hdc in the next 4 stitches. 2Hdc in the next 5 stitches. Hdc in the next 4 stitches. 2Hdc in the next 3 stitches. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (28)

Round 3 – 4: Chain 1. 2Hdc in the first stitch. Hdc around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (30)

Round 5 – 6: Chain 1. Hdc around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (30)

Round 7: Chain 4 (counts a first Dc and chain 1 space.). Dc in the same stitch. Skip the next 2 stitches. *(Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in the next stitch. Skip the next 2 stitches.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the 3 chain.  (10 V-stitches.)

Round 8 – 13 (14, 15, 16): SS into the next Chain 1 space. Chain 4 (counts a first Dc and chain 1 space.). Dc in the same space. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in each Chain 1 space around. Join with a SS to the 3 chain.  (10 V-stitches.)

Heel Opening to Cuff (Right Sock)

Round 1: SS into the next Chain 1 space. Chain 4 (counts a first Dc and chain 1 space.). Dc in the same space. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in the next 7 Chain 1 spaces. LOOSELY Chain 12. Skip the next 2 v-stitches. Join with a SS to the 3 chain.

Round 2: SS into the next Chain 1 space. Chain 4 (counts a first Dc and chain 1 space.). Dc in the same space. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in the next 7 Chain 1 spaces.  Skip the next chain. [(Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in the next chain. Skip the next 2 chains.] x’s. 3. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in the next chain space. Skip the next chain. Join with a SS to the 3 chain.

Heel Opening to Cuff (Left Sock)

Round 1: SS into the next Chain 1 space. Chain 4 (counts a first Dc and chain 1 space.). Dc in the same space. Loosely Chain 12. Skip the next 2 v-stitches. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in each Chain 1 space around. Join with a SS to the 3 chain.

Round 2:  SS into the next Chain 1 space. Chain 4 (counts a first Dc and chain 1 space.). Dc in the same space. Skip the next chain. [(Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in the next chain. Skip the next 2 chains.] x’s. 3. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in the next chain space. skip the next chain.  (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in the next 7 Chain 1 spaces.  Join with a SS to the 3 chain.

Both Socks

Round 3 – 18: SS into the next Chain 1 space. Chain 4 (counts a first Dc and chain 1 space.). Dc in the same space. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in each Chain 1 space around. Join with a SS to the 3 chain.  (12 V-stitches)

Round 19:  SS into the next Chain 1 space. Chain 4 (counts a first Dc and chain 1 space.). (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in the same space. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in each Chain 1 space around. Join with a SS to the 3 chain.  (13 V-stitches)

Round 20 – 22: SS into the next Chain 1 space. Chain 4 (counts a first Dc and chain 1 space.). Dc in the same space. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in each Chain 1 space around. Join with a SS to the 3 chain.  (13 V-stitches)

Round 23:  SS into the next Chain 1 space. Chain 4 (counts a first Dc and chain 1 space.). (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in the same space. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in each Chain 1 space around. Join with a SS to the 3 chain.  (14 V-stitches)

Round 24 – 26: SS into the next Chain 1 space. Chain 4 (counts a first Dc and chain 1 space.). Dc in the same space. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in each Chain 1 space around. Join with a SS to the 3 chain.  (14 V-stitches)

Round 27:  SS into the next Chain 1 space. Chain 4 (counts a first Dc and chain 1 space.). (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in the same space. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in each Chain 1 space around. Join with a SS to the 3 chain.  (15 V-stitches)

Round 28 – 32: SS into the next Chain 1 space. Chain 4 (counts a first Dc and chain 1 space.). Dc in the same space. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in each Chain 1 space around. Join with a SS to the 3 chain.  (15 V-stitches)

Round 32: Chain 1. *Hdc in the next Dc, Chain 1 and Dc.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made.

Round 33 – 36: Chain 1. Hdc around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made.

Heel

Join with a SS to the first skipped stitch of heel opening.

Round 1: Chain 1. Sc in the next 8 stitches. (Chain space is included as a stitch.) 2Sc in the side of the next Dc. Sc in the next 12 chains. 2Sc in the side of the next Dc. (24)

Round 2: Chain 1. Hdc in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (24)

Round 3: Chain 1. Hdc2tog. Hdc in the next 4 stitches. Hdc2tog. Hdc2tog. Hdc2tog. Hdc in the next 8 stitches. Hdc2tog. Hdc2tog. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (18)

Round 4: SS into the next stitch. (You will work in this stitch at the end of the round.) Chain 1. Hdc in the next 4 stitches. Hdc3tog. Hdc in the next 8 stitches. Hdc3tog. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (14)

Round 5: Chain 1. Hdc2tog around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (7)

Finish off leaving long tail to sew the hole closed.

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