Simply Curious Socks


Published in Curious Handmade Ravelry Store


The Simply Curious Socks pattern was designed to help everyone relish the life-long joy of sock knitting. This basic but highly detailed pattern will walk you through each part of the sock’s anatomy: a ribbed cuff, straightforward heel flap and gusset construction, and rounded toe. The sweet simplicity of the Simply Curious Socks gentle pattern means that it suits any sock yarn that captures your heart. Solids, tonals, speckles, self-striping, wild variegation: choose a skein that sings to you and run with it.

What a comfort. It might be just a simple pair of socks, but when you’ve made them yourself, they are full of meaning. Warmth. Nurture. Contentment. It’s the magic of handmade, the way something as ordinary and as humble as a pair of socks can become something precious.

Curious about sock knitting but not sure how to get started? You’re not alone! Many knitters have told me that they want to learn how to make their own socks but find the process intimidating. Well, take a deep breath and find yourself an irresistible skein of sock yarn, because today’s the day, and these are the socks to get you started.

Finished Measurements:

To fit approx. foot circumference of
7 (8, 9)” /17.5 (20.5, 22.5) cm

The Wool Barn Cashmere Sock 80% Superwash Extrafine Merino,
10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon 350m/383yds per 100g skein,1 skein,
Colour: Oceanside


Medium Sample used 90g, 315m/345yds of fingering weight yarn

2.25mm (US 1), 100cm (40”) long circular needles (or size to obtain
gauge) for magic loop method or DPNs if preferred

Tapestry needle
1 stitch marker

32 sts/46 rounds = 10 cm (4”) in stockinette stitch

Additional information

Suggested Yarn

The Wool Barn Cashmere Sock

Yarn Weight

Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi)


Needle size


382 yards (349 m)

Size available

Large, Medium, Small




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