So autumn is on the way and Sheth has grown out of four pairs of his socks. He is a spoilt bum and therefore won't wear bought socks. What that means is that I am knitting!
I thought you may like the pattern.
Socks age 4-7
50g sock wool.
Set of 4 needles, 3mm.
Cast on 48 st. Put 16 st on each needle.
Knit in the round.
Do 6 rows of rib. Your choice of rib will do.
Change to knit.
Knit 40 rows.
Knit 11 st from needle 1.
Slip last 12 st from needle 3 onto same needle as the 11 st you knitted. (23st)
Put the remaining 25 sts onto two needles.
Row 1. Pearl.
Row 2. Knit.
Row 3. Pearl.
Repeat row 2 and 3 ten times.(21 rows)
If you want a reinforced heel then on every knit row do slip one, knit one etc. till last stitch which is a slip stitch.
Row 1. Knit 15, K2 together in the back of the sts. Turn.
Row 2. Slip 1. P7. P2 together. Turn.
Row 3. Slip 1. K8. K2 together in the back of the sts. Turn.
Row 4. Slip 1. P9. P2 together. Turn.
Row 5. Slip 1. K10. K2 together in the back of the sts.
Row 6. Slip 1. P11. P2 together. Turn.
Row 7. Slip 1. K12. K2 together in the back of the sts. Turn.
Row 8. Slip 1. P13. P2 together.
15 sts left.
Knit 7 on needle one. Pick up 12 sts along side of heel. (19 sts).
Knit 25 sts on needle two.
Pick up 12 sts along heel, knit 8 sts on needle 3. (20sts).
Row 1. Knit.
Row 2. Knit sts on needle one till last two remain. K2 sts together.
Knit sts on needle two.
On needle three. K2 together in the back of the sts. Knit till end.
Repeat row 1 and 2 till 48 sts remain.
I am knitting 55 rows for Sheth's foot now. Size 1.
Needle one must have 12 sts.
Needle two, 24 sts.
Needle three, 12 sts.
On needle one. K to last 3 sts. Knit 2 together, knit 1.
On needle two. K1, K2 together in the back of the sts. Knit till last
three sts. K2 together, K1.
On needle three. K1, K2 together in the back of the sts.
Continue with last two rounds till 20 sts remain.