Crab Walk Socks - Knitting Pattern PDF
These beach inspired socks are knit from the toe up and have a modified star toe (evenly spaced increases around) and a flapless gusset heel. The pattern uses a variation of the bowknot stitch to create little crabs in the surf.
This pattern is written in needle neutral terms and can be worked on dpns or circular needles with your favorite small circumference circular knitting method.
A series of free companion videos will be available on YouTube beginning November 4, 2021. Topics include:
- Bowknot Stitch
- Small Circumference Knitting: Purling the First Stitch
- Striped Socks: Neatly Carrying Yarns on the Inside
- Smocked Ribbing
- Icelandic Bind Off
Skills: basic knit and purl stitches, repetitive stitch patterns, simple color changes, knitting in the round
Yarn Weight: 1 - Super Fine
Recommended Yarn: CoBaSi by HiKoo (shown in #001 White and #951 Raffi Tonal)
Recommended Needle Size: US size 1.5 (2.5 mm) dpns or circular needles
Pattern Length: 6 pages