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Cosy Sofa Socks

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sofa socks  Cosy Sofa Socks

8mm knitting needles

2 x 100g ball super chunky yarn

Size 3 – 4 (Size 5 – 6) (Size 7 – 9)

Start at the cuff and cast on 20 (22, 24) stitches

Work rib row: *knit 1, purl 1 – repeat from * to end of row

Work 10 rows

Work 12 (14, 16 ) rows in a knit stitch

Heel shaping

Row 1: knit 6, turn work round, slip 1, knit 4, knit into the front then the back of the next stitch.  21 (23, 25) stitches

Row 2: knit across all stitches

Row 3: knit 6, turn work round, slip 1, knit 4, knit into the front then the back of the next stitch.  22 (24, 26) stitches

Row 4: knit across all stitches

Row 5: knit 6, turn work round, slip 1, knit 4, knit into the front then the back of the next stitch.  23 (25, 27) stitches

Row 6: knit across all stitches

Row 7: knit 6, turn work round, slip 1, knit 4, knit into the front then the back of the next stitch.  24 (26, 28) stitches

Row 8: knit across all stitches

Row 9: knit 6, turn work round, slip 1, knit 4, knit into the front then the back of the next stitch.  25 (27, 29) stitches

Row 10: knit across all stitches

Row 11: knit 6, turn work round, slip 1, knit 4, knit into the front then the back of the next stitch.  26 (28, 30) stitches

Row 12: knit across all stitches

Stop here for the small size and move on to the decrease

For the medium and large sizes – keep working

Row 13: knit 6, turn work round, slip 1, knit 4, knit into the front then the back of the next stitch.  (29, 31) stitches

Row 14: knit across all stitches

Row 15: knit 6, turn work round, slip 1, knit 4, knit into the front then the back of the next stitch.   (30, 32) stitches

Row 16: knit across all stitches

Stop here for the medium size and move on to the decrease

For the large size – keep working

Row 17: knit 6, turn work round, slip 1, knit 4, knit into the front then the back of the next stitch.  33 stitches

Row 18: knit across all stitches

Row 19: knit 6, turn work round, slip 1, knit 4, knit into the front then the back of the next stitch.  34 stitches

Row 20: knit across all stitches

Decrease rows

Row 1: knit 2 together, knit 5, turn work round, slip 1, knit 5. 25 (29, 33) stitches

Row 2: knit across all stitches

Row 3: knit 2 together, knit 5, turn work round, slip 1, knit 5. 24 (28, 32) stitches

Row 4: knit across all stitches

Row 5: knit 2 together, knit 5, turn work round, slip 1, knit 5. 23 (27, 31) stitches

Row 6: knit across all stitches

Row 7: knit 2 together, knit 5, turn work round, slip 1, knit 5. 22 (26, 30) stitches

Row 8: knit across all stitches

Stop here for the small size

Keep decreasing for the medium and large sizes

Row 9: knit 2 together, knit 5, turn work round, slip 1, knit 5. (25, 29) stitches

Row 10: knit across all stitches

Row 11: knit 2 together, knit 5, turn work round, slip 1, knit 5. (24, 28) stitches

Row 12: knit across all stitches

Stop here for the medium size

Keep decreasing for the large size

Row 13: knit 2 together, knit 5, turn work round, slip 1, knit 5. (27) stitches

Row 14: knit across all stitches

Row 15: knit 2 together, knit 5, turn work round, slip 1, knit 5. (26) stitches

Row 16: knit across all stitches

Foot

Row 1: knit 2 together, knit 18 (20, 22), knit 2 together.  20 (22, 24) stitches

Row 2: knit across all stitches

Row 3: knit across all stitches

Row 4: knit 2 together, knit 16 (18, 20), knit 2 together.  18 (20, 22) stitches

Row 5: knit across all stitches

Row 6: knit across all stitches

Row 7: knit 2 together, knit 14 (16, 18), knit 2 together.  16 (18, 20) stitches

Stop here for the small size – shape the toe

Keep decreasing for the medium and large sizes

Row 8: knit across all stitches

Row 9: knit across all stitches

Row 10: knit 2 together, knit (14, 16), knit 2 together.  (16, 18) stitches

Stop here for the medium size – shape the toe

Row 11: knit across all stitches

Row 12: knit across all stitches

Keep decreasing for the large size

Row 13: knit 2 together, knit (14), knit 2 together.  (16) stitches – shape the toe

Shape the toe

Work 4 rows in a knit stitch

Row 5: knit 2 stitches together across the row.  8 stitches

Row 5: knit 2 stitches together across the row.  4 stitches

Leave a 60cm tail and cut the yarn

Thread the yarn onto a very large eye tapestry needle

Loop the needle through the stitches – pull tight – weave the yarn round the toe again and secure

Sew up the back of the sock with mattress stitch and finish off the yarn