Cast On: Mom’s Christmas Socks

During a recent visit to my parents, my Aunt Barb pulled me aside and said that my mom was bummed that she was the only one in our immediate family who hadn’t received any hand knit socks. Well, what knitter can resist the sirens call of that kind of request!

I pulled some Cascade Heritage Prints in the Christmas colorway from my stash and some size 2 needles and immediately cast on. Now she is roughly a size 7/7.5 US women’s shoe. So I’m pretty certain I’m going to work a 64 stitch sock but I’m not sure how much length she needs. I kind of want this to be a Christmas surprise so I need to find a way to steal a peak at her favorite shoes….


Happy Knitting!

6 thoughts on “Cast On: Mom’s Christmas Socks

  1. She’s going to love them! I make socks for birthdays in my family. You can always find a friend who has a similar sized foot and then after she gets the socks, trace her foot on paper. Just don’t make my mistake and remember to label whose foot it is😝

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