Whatever socks - knitting pattern

This unisex sock pattern is a great way to use up multicoloured sock yarn. The diagonally travelling stitches form a simple geometric diamond pattern that stands out and does not get lost in the colour variations, and breaks up the horizontal striping of the yarn. No cabling or cable needle is used. The pattern features a band that is shaped, growing into the diamonds. The charted pattern was written for a teenage boy, but the foot length can be easily adjusted. This is an easy knit that only requires the chart to establish the pattern.


  • Illustrated knitting pattern
  • Charted
  • Metric and US Imperial measurements included
  • Knit in the round
  • Adult size, with adjustable foot length
  • Suitable for beginners who can knit it in the round and follow a simple chart

Materials you need at home:

  • 100g of fingering weight sock yarn (#1)
  • 2.25mm diameter (US 2) 1m circular knitting needle (or a set of double points)
  • 1 wool darning needle
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Twisted Jumbuck Designs

I am an Australian knitwear designer with a love of twisted stitches and innovative techniques. "Jumbuck" is an old Australian word for sheep, so I publish my patterns as Twisted Jumbuck Designs.

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