Tenderness Socks Digital Knitting Pattern


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I wanted to create a beautiful but subtle pattern for socks for my mother. She has always been the source of tender comfort and care in my life. My mother is a beautiful, kind, loving, gentle woman. Tenderness is the perfect word to describe her attributes.

Worked cuff down, this design features a delicate cable and rib panel down the front, a heel flap and gusset, and a rounded wedge toe for a well-fitting, feminine sock.


Circumference: 7.5 (8, 8.5, 9) inches unstretched

Leg length: 5 inches.

Foot length (heel to toe) 9 inches. This is easily adjusted for any length of foot.

Best fitting with .5” – 1” negative ease.

This pattern is for four sizes and can be changed up or down further by adjusting needle size. Change of size will affect amount of yarn needed for pattern

Materials and Gauge

Yarn: Yarnbrary Classic Sock with 463 yards to 100 grams, or any other sock yarn of similar weight. You’ll only need 75 grams.

Needles:US size 1 needles (2.25 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge. If working in magic loop, use needles with 40” cable.

Cable needle

Darning needle for weaving in ends.

Optional: 3 stitch markers.

Gauge: 9 stitches per inch in stockinette.

Sizes: S (M, ,L, XL)

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