Are you a beginner knitter looking for a simple sock pattern to practice your newly developed skills? Are you a beginner knitter looking for a simple sock pattern to practice your newly acquired skills? Apollo is the perfect fit for you! Consisting of simple knits and purls, you’ll be able to add a dash of texture to your sock, leveling up from a basic vanilla sock pattern.
No doubt, you may also find yourself struggling to find your perfect size. Nobody wants socks that don’t fit, especially not when you’re first navigating the knitting world. So, the Apollo and every sock pattern from rhyFlower Knits has helpful links to not only achieve a proper fit but give you some insight into what to look for in a sock yarn!
Plus, the 8-round repeat is so easy to get to grips with, you’ll be busting out endless pairs in no time.
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Apollo – Worked in the round, Apollo contains both cuff-down and toe-up written directions and a chart for the pattern stitch. The pattern has instructions for an afterthought heel, but you may substitute whatever heel you enjoy using.
The pattern is written for the magic loop method for knitting socks; however, the design could be worked on double-pointed needles or mini-circulars instead should you prefer.
(Measured around the ball of the foot.)
6 [6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9]” / 15 [16.5, 18, 19, 20.5, 21.5, 23] cm circumference. The sample shown was knit using the toe-up version of this pattern on 64-sts.
US1 (2.25 mm) 32-40” (82-102 cm) circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle, scrap yarn, stitch markers
200-500 yds / 183-458 m fingering weight yarn (depending on the length of your foot and leg)
All Dyed Up – Sock Blank 80% SW Merino 20% Nylon 400 yds (366 m)/ 4 oz (115 g) Color: Sock blank
9 stitches by 11 rounds in stockinette = 1” / 2.5 cm, after blocking. Gauge is crucial in obtaining the correct fit. Changes in gauge will result in a size difference for your finished socks.
rhyFlower Knits patterns are available in print via our wholesale distributor Deep South Fibers.