Pattern PDF download for knitting your very own pair of Vintage Riding Socks!!
(this is a PDF version only, no physical product included.)
US size 1 / 2.25 mm DPNs needles to be worked in the round.
(Or needles to obtain gauge)
Gauge : 36 sts and 48 rows per 4” / 10 cm in stockinette st in the round, after blocking
Yarn : Dragon Hoard Yarn Myth Fingering in colorway: Charmer, 463 yds / 100g:
410 (435, 460, 485, 515) yds / 375 (398, 420, 443, 471) meters or 1 (1, 1, 2, 2) skeins.
Sizes : 1 (2, 3, 4, 5): 6.75 (7, 7.5, 8, 8.5)” / 17 (18, 19, 20.5, 21.5) cm circumference. Choose a finished size that is 0.5-1” / 1-2.5 cm smaller than your actual foot circumference measurement when measured at the base of the toes when standing.
Notions : Four DPNs, one BOR marker, tapestry needle.
Notes : Pattern is worked top down in the round, starting with the ribbing, and working towards the heel. The heel shaping is worked using German Short Rows. You will then continue to work the foot of the pattern, stopping when you get to the desired length before starting the toe.
Instructions for the smallest size are provided first with additional sizes in parentheses. When only one set of instructions is provided, it applies to all sizes.
The left and right sock are identical. Make two socks the same to complete a pair.