Knitting Socks for Yoga Lovers leave your toes and your heels free to grip onto your mat. They keep the rest of your foot and ankle nice and cozy warm. Get zen and enjoy this easy, quick-knit project today!
It’s always a great time to focus on our fitness, well-being, balance, and where else is better to start than with yoga?
They’re cute, very simple to make, and they’re a great gift for yourself or your friends.
KNITTING MATERIALS for Knit Yoga Socks
• Yarn in worsted or aran weight – your color choice is totally optional
• Knitting Needles, size 7 US
• Tapestry Needle
KNITTING TECHNIQUES for Yoga Socks
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INSTRUCTION OVERVIEW FOR KNITTING YOGA SOCKS
The complete Printable Knitting Pattern is available below. Here’s a quick little overview with images to help you see the construction of this easy quick-knit project.
Begin by Casting On the number of stitches, based on the size desired.
In the first six rows, we knit in the 1×1 Rib Stitch Pattern to create the bottom edge that will wrap around the sole of your foot.
The we will knit ten rows in the Stockinette Stitch Pattern.
Pro Tip: If you are going to get a little creative as you go along, keep a written log of your stitches and when you’re switching colors so your second sock will easily match. Feel free to change yarn colors at any time!
On the 18th row, purl all stitches on your needle, then Cast On those stitches using the Cable Cast On Method to place the same number of stitches you originally cast on.
From rows 19 to 46 (or more), continue knitting in the Stockinette Pattern to create the ankle portion.
The last six rows are in the 1×1 Rib Stitch, just like how we began.
Finish with the Stretchy Bind Off, which helps the top of your socks to be flexible and easy to put on.
Then you will seam up the edge to complete your project.
Make two and you are done… namaste!
WATCH STEP-BY-STEP KNITTING VIDEO
- Yarn - Worsted Weight #4 in any fiber or color of your choice
- Knitting Needles - Size 7 US (4.5 mm) straight needles
- Tapestry Needle
Cast On (36 Sts Small, 38 Sts Medium, 40 Sts Large, or 42 Sts XL)
Rows 1 – 6: Knit 1×1 Rib Stitch *K1, P1 *
Rows 7 – 16: Knit in Stockinette Pattern (Knit Right Side, Purl Wrong Side)
Row 17: Bind Off ½ of the stitches on your needle, then Knit the remaining stitches
Row 18: Purl all stitches on your needle, then Cast On those stitches using the Cable Cast On Method to place the same number of stitches you originally cast on.
Rows 19 – 46 (or longer, if desired): Knit in Stockinette Pattern (Knit Right Side, Purl Wrong Side)
Rows 47 – 53 (last 6 rows): Knit 1×1 Rib Stitch *K1, P1 *
Seam Up the Edge
Make Two and you are DONE... Namaste!
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