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« on: January 22, 2008 12:32:46 AM »

Basically, I wanna knit a pair of socks or two that'll hide underneath my shoes. Of course the only non-dunlop-volleys I own leave the top of my feet exposed.

So, anyone know of a pattern for sockettes?





^ The second one is a better picture.

I just want it to cover my toes and about an inch around my foot.

I suppose it wouldn't be too hard to modify a toe-up sock pattern.
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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2008 05:45:10 AM »

This isn't quite the same, but I think knitty's ballet slipper pattern could be easily modified to work. 

http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter06/PATTtwinkletoes.html
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« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2008 06:04:02 AM »

i just got a pair of these the other day! i had been admiring them on my friend and she got me a pair when she went to Japan for Christmas.

I've been wanting to make them too!
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« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2008 01:07:04 PM »

I think that knitty pattern would work great, as long as you could do it in a smaller gauge.  Would you be comfortable say, doubling the number of stitches with a lighter weight yarn and smaller needles?  You'd probably have to play around with it.  Knitty's pattern looks like the right shape, just probably too thick to fit inside shoes, since they're supposed to be worn as slippers...

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Um, so how does this work?


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« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2008 02:03:07 PM »

Here is one, it's more of a tutorial than an actual pattern, though:
http://wovenflame.blogspot.com/2005/08/knitty-gritty-sockette-pattern.html
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« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2008 03:27:18 PM »

Alright, thanks. I shall have to give it a go.
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