Saturday, February 9, 2008
AMERICAN GIRL SOCKS
At the request from my friend Lou who wanted simple directions for socks for the American Girl Doll yesterday I worked on the following pattern. Here it is free for you to print and knit. Enjoy
AMERICAN GIRL DOLL SOCKS
Cast on 30 join being careful not to twist and work knit 1, purl 1 ribbing for 2”.
Knit 14, place remaining 16 stitches on one needle for instep.
1. Slip 1, purl 1 across
2. Slip 1, knit across
Repeat these 2 rows 7 times (total of 14 rows)
Slip 1, knit 9, SSK, Knit 1 - turn
Slip 1, purl 5, purl 2 tog, purl 1
Repeat these two rows having one more stitch in the center section each row. End with the purl row. 10 stitches remain. Knit across this last row.
Pick up 9 stitches along heel flap; transfer last 5 stitches from heel needle to this needle.
Knit across instep
Pick up 9 stitches on other side of heel and knit the remaining 5 heel stitches onto this needle.
Rounds begin and end at the center of the heel.
Knit to 3 stitches from end knit 2 together, knit 1. Knit instep stitches, knit 1, SSK, knit to center of the heel (beginning of round).
Knit 1 round plain
Repeat one decrease and one plain round until there are 30 stitches once again. (16 on instep needle and 8 one each side needle. You now have 32 stitches total
Knit even until foot measures 2” from center of the heel
Begin toe decreases:
Starting at the center of the heel. . This is the start of the round.
Knit to 3 stitches from the end of the needle, knit 2 together, knit 1. Instep needle, knit 1, SSK, knit to 3 from the end, Knit 2 together, knit 1. K1, SSK, knit to center back of heel. Next round, knit.
Repeat decrease round until 8 stitches remain. Cut yarn and run through the live stitches.
This sock has a funny shape but the dolls foot is a bit different and it fit my Samantha just fine.