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.

SC: Single crochet- Insert hook into 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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