Harbert Socks pattern - by Sorren Kerr
395 yards/361 meters
32 stitches = 4”/10 cm
fits feet 7-11” in circumference
When a dear friend bats her eyes and says, "I wish I had a pair of hand knit socks", for some of us it can be hard to say no. The designer, Sorren, knit these for the first time for a good friend who is also a knitter but "doesn't do socks". She wanted to make her something that was simple, handsome, and very comfortable.
With a turned cuff that snuggles up to your ankle, but stays oh so stretchy, and ribbed detailing, these socks easily fit a wide range of sizes, and are attractive on any gender and foot size. The patterning is interesting enough for a semi-solid, but also soothing enough to show off a variegated. The perfect sock pattern!
Make them for yourself, a loved one, or a good friend. Everyone deserves a beautiful pair of handknit socks.
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Amount: 395 yards/361 meters. Larger feet may need additional yardage.
Shown in: Wildstar Fibers Supernova Sock, colorway Tankini (blue/yellow/purple), Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks That Rock Lightweight, colorway Dark Side of the Moon (black/red/yellow), and Madelinetosh Tosh Sock, colorway Byzantine (red).
One size fits most: fits feet 7-11” in circumference. Knit your cuff height and foot length to fit.
Circumference at cuff: 7”/18 cm
Circumference of foot: 6.5”/16.5 cm
Length from top of heel to top of cuff: 6”/15 cm Length from tip of toe to back of heel: 9”/23 cm Measured unstretched
32 stitches = 4”/10 cm in stockinette after blocking
Intermediate: knitting in the round, toe, heel, provisional cast on, grafting
This pattern is worked in the round from the cuff down, featuring a pleasingly polished turned-under cuff and a heel flap and gusset.
12/2012 - released
4/2021 - layout update with some clarifications and new photos but no substantive changes.