Friday, 23 September 2016

FO Friday Fun - Free Flip Flop Sock Pattern


Welcome back to a new week of Finished Object fun!

This week I have my Flip Flop socks to share with you:


I did mention last week, that I did have a pattern for these once upon a time, but I was not able to find it and so I made up my own.

I would like to share it with you today in case you fancy knitting yourself a pair too :)

Yarn: Fingering
Needles: 2.5mm circular (Magic Loop)

Cast on 60 stitches, join in the round.
Knit 6 rows of 2 x 2 Rib.
Knit 30 rows of stockinette.

Place the last 10 stitches of the front needle and first 10 stitches of back needle onto scrap yarn.
Next row: Knit and at the end of the first needle cast on 4 stitches with a backward loop method.
Decrease Row: Front needle - K1, SSK, knit until picked up stitches, SSK, K2tog.
Back Needle - Knit until 3 st before end, K2tog, K1

Knit 1 Row

 Decrease Row: Front Needle - K1, SSK, knit till end
Back Needle - Knit till 3 stitches before end, K2tog, K1

Knit 1 Row

Bind off with stretchy Bind off

Big Toe:

Place stitches back onto front and back needle.
Knit 1 round and pick up 5 stitches where the toe meets the foot section.
Next Round: Knit and reduce picked up stitches as follows - K2tog, K1, SSK.
Knit 4 more rounds.

Bind off with a stretchy bind off

I hope you enjoy your flip flop socks :)
Let me know if you have any questions.

What have you managed to complete this week?

Feel free to share your finished objects with me below :)




2 comments:

  1. You will never get blisters again! :-) Very nice, indeed. Have a lovely weekend. Regula

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    1. Hi Regula,
      Yes probably not :) and warm feet too.
      x

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