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Around the World Socks

Around the World Socks

Around the World Socks Stitch Detail
Around the World Socks
by Jodie Danenberg
Difficulty Intermediate

I learned how to the mock cable twist at my local Stitch n’ Bitch and couldn’t wait to try
it out on a pair of socks. I added an extra twist to the pattern by moving the location of
the twist every time. Between the colors and the constant motion of the twist I called
these socks Around the World. Thiese will look great with all sorts of varigated and striping sock yarn. Enjoy!

Women’s size medium

Size S – 6 inch cuff, 8 inches around, 10 inches foot lenght.

[MC] Knitpicks Memories, Cape Cod [fiber content; 100% Merino 220 yrds/ 50grm skein]; 2


1 set US #1/2 1/4mm double-point needles or
2 set(s) US #1/2 1/4mm circular needles

notions required
yarn needle

24 sts, 36 rows = 4″ x 4″


Row 1 – K2, P2

Mock Cable Twist
Row 1, 2 – P2, K2
Row 3 – Ktog (leave stitches on left needle), K through 1st stitch (drop left needle

Row 4, 5 – P2, K2

Heel Stitch
Row 1 (RS) – Slip 1, K1
Row 2 (WS) – Slip 1, P across
Repeat Rows 1-2

CO 52 sts
Work Rib in round 10 Rows
Start Mock Cable Twist so that ribs are opposite. Work one stitch repeat.
On Second round of Cable Twist, move pattern to the left one stitch. (You will have to move

stitches around the needles to accomidate this.)
Continue moving Cable Twist around one stich every repeat through the cuff of sock

Heel Flap
Across 26 stitchs work Heel Stitch Rows 1&2 12 times

Turn Heel
Row 1 – S1, K16,ssk,K1, turn.
Row 2 – Sl 1, P5, Ptog, P1, turn.
Row 3 – Sl1, K within 1 st of the gap, ssk, K1, turn.
Row 4 – Sl1, P within 1 st of the gap, ptog, p1, turn.
Repeat rows 3 and 4 until all heel sts are worked.

Pick up and K12 sts along side of heel flap(needle #1).
With separate needle Continue in Mock Cable Twist over 26 sts (needle #2)
Pick up and K 12 sts along the other side of the heel flap.(needle #3)
Work half of heel sts with needle #3 and the other half are on needle #1.

Row 1 – needle #1 – K across until last 3 sts, Ktog, K1
needle #2 – Mock Cable Twist
needle #3 – K1, SSK, K rest

Row 2 – needle #1 – K across
needle #2 – continue in Mock Cable Twist
needle #3 – K across

Continue with Rows 1 and 2 until there are 13 stitches on needle #1 and #2.

Knit #1,#3. Continue in Mock Cable Twist on #2 until foot is two inches less than desired



Row 1 – K to last three stitchs, Ktog, K1 (#1)
K1, SSK, K to last three sts, Ktog, K1 (#2)
K1, SSK, K across. (#3)

Row 2 – K around

Repeat rows 1 & 2 ending with row 1 until 11sts (22 sts total) remain on each side.

Kitchner Stitch the toe

Tuck in all ends

2 Comments leave one →
  1. November 2, 2011 10:38 pm

    Jodie, the pictures for this post are not loading. Do you need to update the links?

    I like the picture on Ravelry and would like to save this pattern. Thank you!


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