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Sitting in a Rainbow, Lazy Sunday Knitted and Beaded Socks by Jane Burns



If you’re new to beading, this is the sock to start with. I’ve used my most simple, vanilla construction, and the geometric eyelet pattern is decorated with just 16 beads on each sock. Try using the crochet hook method for adding the beads – you don’t need to pre-thread them on to the yarn, and I have included a step-by-step guide in the pattern. There is plenty of stretch in this sock, so if you are between sizes, choose the smaller one, and you could make the cuff stretchier still by leaving the stitches untwisted.

This cuff-down sock pattern, with a gusset, heel flap and grafted toe, contains step-by-step instructions for the easy crochet hook method of beading (which avoids the need to pre-thread all the beads at once). Beading is optional of course! And if you intend wearing your lovely socks with closed shoes, I suggest omitting the beads on the foot section.

Treat yourself and your feet to a pair of indulgent beaded socks, because you’re worth it!

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Pattern Info;

Suggested yarn: Eden Cottage Hayton 4ply

Gauge: 34 sts x 44 rows = 10cm x 10cm in stocking stitch

Needle size: US 1.5 – 2.5mm

Crochet hook: US 13 – 0.75mm

Also needed:

  • Size 6/0 seed beads, Debbie Abrahams, colour 39, approx. 32 beads.
  • Stitch markers

Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

The finished foot circumference of these socks is 16.5cm/6.5” (XS), 17.5cm/7” (S), 19cm/7.5” (M), 20cm/8” (L), 21cm/8.25” (XL) and 22.5cm/8.75” (XXL), to fit foot circumference 18cm/7”, 19cm/7.5”, 20.5cm/8”, 21.5cm/8.5”, 22.5cm/9” and 24cm/9.5”.

Skills needed:

  • Knitting in the round
  • Beading
  • Decreasing
  • Top down


Sitting in a Rainbow, Lazy Sunday Knitted and Beaded Socks by Jane Burns

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