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Free Knifty Knitter Sock Patterns

Updated on October 11, 2017
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I love to share my favorite Knifty Knitter patterns and tutorials on the web for people out there who like making things as much as I do!

Sock being loomed on a small round Knifty Knitter.
Sock being loomed on a small round Knifty Knitter. | Source

Sock Patterns for the Knifty Knitter Loom

Please enjoy this collection of free sock patterns to knit on Knifty Knitter looms, whether you're looking for baby socks, ones that are ribbed, ones with a toe, or something else entirely different.

You could make some cozy winter socks to keep the feet of a loved one warm this winter or whip up a special treat for your own feet. Have fun!

Toe Socks

Knifty Knitter sock in progress by Rowena at the Rostitchery blog.
Knifty Knitter sock in progress by Rowena at the Rostitchery blog.

This sock pattern was done by Rowena at Rostitchery. Over there, she explains her thought process in creating this pattern as well as showing how it's done. As you can see, she's created a distinct "toe" at the tip of the sock.

Skill Level: Intermediate

You will need:

  • Knifty Knitter hook
  • 2 skeins of medium-weight yarn
  • Blue round loom (5 inches wide)

Courtesy of Rostitchery

Lounge Socks

Lounge socks
Lounge socks | Source

KWM shows us how she made these lounge socks with the small round loom. This pattern is full of abbreviations, so if you are new to knitting, it might not be your first choice.

Skill Level: Intermediate

You will need:

  • Knifty Knitter hook
  • 6-8 ounces of super bulky weight yarn
  • Blue Knifty Knitter round loom
  • Stitch markers
  • Peg markers

Baby Booties

Finished baby socks by Isela Phelps. Knitted on the pink long loom.
Finished baby socks by Isela Phelps. Knitted on the pink long loom.

Isela shared this pattern for baby booties on her blog. Unlike the other sock patterns on this page, it uses the pink long loom (the shortest loom in the set).

A loom clip is used to shorten the loom to a smaller size. This pattern has knitting abbreviations, so a beginner may find it frustrating. It's a good example of how to utilize a long loom to make socks.

Skill Level: Intermediate

You will need:

  • 9-inch Knifty Knitter long loom (usually pink)
  • 2 skeins of medium weight yarn
  • Knifty Knitter loom clip

Basic Long Socks

A long sock in progress on the small round loom
A long sock in progress on the small round loom

This is pattern for beginners for knitting a basic adult sock on the blue loom.

Skill Level: Beginner

You will need:

  • Blue round loom
  • Knifty Knitter Hook
  • Yarn needle
  • 2 skeins of very stretchy yarn (acrylic works well)

Note: Knit using two strands of yarn as one.

  1. Begin by making a cast on drawstring. This will be the toe of the sock and is used to cinch the toe closed. It is only difficult the first time you make one. After, that you will be very glad that you learned to do this. It comes in handy for so many projects with the Knifty Knitter.
  2. E-wrap the loom and knit off until the knit measures at least 15 inches. This will make ankle-high socks. You may want it longer for tube socks.
  3. Remove the sock from the loom beginning at the peg furthest from the working yarn. Remove two loops. Feed the loop on the farthest peg through the next loop using a crochet hook. Continue doing this until you have reached the working yarn.
  4. Turn the knit in at the top of the sock and whip stitch it into place. This forms the double thick edge at the top of the sock, as if you were making the cuff of pants or the brim of a hat. The double thickness will help hold the sock in place.

Slipper Socks

Slipper socks loomed by Mei.
Slipper socks loomed by Mei.

Mei from the Yarn Gear blog has a warm and toasty pattern for slipper socks. She also has plenty of photos of the project from start to finish. Don't miss the link to download the pattern. It's at the very top of her blog post.

Christmas Stocking Pattern

Joan Toczek submitted this photo of the finished Christmas stocking done on the red round Knifty Knitter loom.
Joan Toczek submitted this photo of the finished Christmas stocking done on the red round Knifty Knitter loom.

After you've found your way around knitting a sock, why not try this Christmas stocking pattern. It's for the red round loom and it makes a nice big stocking for your favorite little ones.

You will need:

  • Red round Knifty Knitter loom and hook
  • Red worsted weight yarn
  • Dark green worsted weight yarn

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Video: Slipper Socks by Pam Loomer

This video doesn't use the original brand of Knifty Knitter looms, but it gives you the basic idea of how a sock is made on a round loom. Pam does a very good job of explaining how to make the heel section of the sock. She goes through it slowly, making it easy to knit along with her.

Video: How to Knit a Sock on the Round Loom

This video utilizes the small blue round Knifty Knitter loom by Provo Craft, although the red loom is shown in the photo. This is a very good introduction to the basics of knitting a sock by American Knitter.

Video: Baby Booties Loomed on the Flower Loom

I'm a retailer of this type of loom for Provo Craft. They published this baby bootie pattern that utilizes either the flower loom or the blue round loom.

Caring Caps, Inc. produced a video of it. I would use the flower loom for infant booties and the blue round loom for older babies. If you have difficulty with the pegs on the flower loom coming out, which they are designed to do, you can simply wrap more loosely or glue the pegs in place.

If you opt to glue the pegs, the loom no longer works as well for making flowers.

Thanks for Visiting!

If you have a favorite pattern for knitting socks on a loom that you didn't see mentioned here, please leave a comment below. Also, questions and comments are always welcome. Thank you for visiting!

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      Allison Jayne 7 months ago

      I have just finished my first pair of socks on the smallest loom. They fit well but due to using the e wrap cast on, they are very loose and are curling over. I have only been loom knitting for about 6 weeks. Does anyone have any ideas how I can have them not to curl at the tops?

      Thank you in advance.

      AJ

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Hello

      Please explain what you mean 3. Remove the sock from the loom beginning at the peg furthest from the working yarn. Remove two loops. Feed the loop on the farthest peg through the next loop using a crochet hook. Continue doing this until you have reached the working yarn.

      From: How to Knit the Basic Sock on the Small Round Loom

      A Beginner Pattern by Yours Truly

      This is how to knit a basic adult sock on the blue Knifty Knitter loom.

      Q: Would this be the last peg??

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      hsschulte 4 years ago

      @LouisaDembul: Mujjen, I am sure your socks will be as lovely as you are. =)

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      hsschulte 4 years ago

      @victoriuh: Mostly lounging socks, but it is possible to make them less bulky by using the no wrap stitch, rather than the e wrap.

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      hsschulte 4 years ago

      @anonymous: Copy and past this into your browser:

      https://hubpages.com/art/free-knifty-knitter-round...

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      love2loom 4 years ago

      @anonymous: im stuck i get holes on the heels but only the one side

      any idea why and how i can fix it

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @nightbear lm: yep its. great i can't knit now with regular needles my friend can't either so just introduced her ad her daughter to loom knitting. she borrowed her daughters loom set which in bought for last year for her birthday and she is keeping it as she loves doing it! so her daughter is in need of a new set

      ive also show 10 friends how to do it and they have taken to it too.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I've made lots of sock with my small and next size up round looms. Now I'm getting ready to do socks. I've been wondering, what else can be made with the round ones.

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      victoriuh 4 years ago

      Are any of these socks trim enough to wear with shoes, or are they all lounging socks?

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      BestRatedStuff 5 years ago

      Haven't made a pair for ages, this might just get me back into it.

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      LouisaDembul 5 years ago

      This might be my chance to knit socks, I am really bad at it.

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      WriterJanis2 5 years ago

      What an interesting idea!

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      JoyfulReviewer 5 years ago

      This is the first I've heard of the Knifty Knitter Knitting Loom. Think I'll give it a try.

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      Iudit Gherghiteanu 5 years ago from Ozun

      i have one tool like that, only with 8 nails, and i used to make a dolls legs and arms...you did remind me about it, thanks for it, now i know that they can be with more nails...

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      Lisa Auch 6 years ago from Scotland

      Seen these, never thought to try but it sounds fantastic! Blessed

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      DreamsBloom 6 years ago

      In the poll I voted I Knifty Knit all the time, because there wasn't another option such as "use occasionally." I love using knitting looms, including the Kniffty Knitters...they are so easy to use...but I don't use them that often. I have a large stash of yarn waiting to be used with them though and I really should use one of these sock patterns because in cold weather I am wearing warm socks, booties, slippers, etc. all the time.

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      VBright 6 years ago

      This looks like something I could do! I crochet, but this tool looks like an easy way to get "knitted items" without knitting!

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      franstan lm 6 years ago

      I have never heard of the Knifty Knitter until now. Thanks for introducing me to it.

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      Loretta 6 years ago from United States

      I love knitted socks ~ it's the only reason I want to learn how to knit! I really need to get one of these loom things soon and try it out!

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      MargoPArrowsmith 6 years ago

      Socks is something I never could do, but this looks possible!

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      NTxWriter 6 years ago

      Socks are one thing I haven't tried to knit yet but hadn't thought about doing them on a knifty knitter. They look warm and cozy!

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      hsschulte 6 years ago

      @nightbear lm: Nightbear, thanks so much for the feature and for always following my loom knitting articles here at Squidoo. You're the best!

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      hsschulte 6 years ago

      @bames24 lm: Bames, I have a lot of fun with it!

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      bames24 lm 6 years ago

      I love to knit although I am no expert... I would love to try that loom... :)

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      nightbear lm 6 years ago

      the loom really fascinates me. I am a knitter (with needles) But I am interested in playing around with this. thanks! Blessed and featured on my angel lens.