Another vintage pattern from the American Thread Company –
One Size fits All (well, so they say. But use your own judgement and alter the length of the sock for the height of the “all” that you’re making them for. You could end up with crocheted hip waders)
MATERIALS: American Thread Company “Dawn” Knitting Worsted, 4 oz. Black, 3 oz. Scarlet.
Plastic crochet hook size J, or size you need to obtain the specified stitch gauge.
GAUGE: 3 sts = 1″
Note: Work entire sock in back loop of sts. Work in alternate rnds of black and scarlet. When changing colors, work first half of st with color being used, complete st with new color.
SOCKS: Starting at toe, with black, ch 4, join to form ring, ch 3, work 11 sc in ring, join in top of ch-3.
Rnd 2: * Skip 1 sc, 5 sc in next sc, repeat from * around.
Rnds 3 & 4: * Skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next st, 3 sc in next st, 1 sc in next st, repeat from * around.
Rnd 5: * Skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next st, 5 sc in next st, 1 sc in next st, repeat from * around.
Rnds 6 & 7: * Skip 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of next 2 sts, repeat from * around.
Repeat Rnds 6 and 7 until there are 11 black stripes, skip 2 sc, sl st in next st, with black ch 12 loosely for heel section, skip 3 points, join ch, cut yarn.
Rnd 21: Skip 1 st, * 1 sc in each of next 2 sts of ch, 5 sc in next ch, 1 sc in each of next 2 sts, skip 2 sts. Repeat from * around – 15 points.
Rnd 22: * 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, 3 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, skip 2 sc, repeat from * around.
Repeat Rnd 22 alternating colors for 18 stripes or desired length to top.
HEEL: Attach black at start of ch, work 1 sc in each st of ch. Place a marker, work 12 sc on other side of heel, place a marker, work 1 rnd even.
Next Rnd: Work a dec each side of marker – 4 decs in rnd. Repeat last 2 rnds once.
Next Rnd: 2 sc tog all around, cut yarn leaving a 12″ length. Thread through sts, draw tog, fasten securely.