I needed something to wear on my feet for my Pilates class. I found normal socks didn’t let me grip with my toes, and going without socks I would have cold, uncomfortable feet. So I designed the Ashram Pilates Socks.
About the Ashram Toeless Pilates Sock Pattern
The Toeless Pilates socks are knitted using Coach House Yarns British Falkland Corriedale 4ply / fingering weight. I used the totally awesome Vampire Rock Chick colourway. The Toeless Pilates Socks are knitted using a cuff down method of sock knitting with no heels or toes so that you can grip the floor during your workout session.
There are two versions of the Ashram Toeless Pilates Socks Pattern;
Version One Socks – has a plain stocking stitch leg with a cabled foot
Version Two Socks has a cable running the full length of the sock.
Both versions have a section of ribbing at the top and bottom.
Both versions take approx 80g of 4ply/fingering weight yarn each, but you could make the leg part of the socks slightly longer to use the full skein if preferred. If you have another skein to match, you could make some matching fingerless mittens to complete the set.add to cart show cart
Ashram Toeless Pilates Socks Pattern Information
|Published in||Emma Sadler’s Ravelry Store|
|Category||Socks – Toeless|
|Suggested Yarn||Coach House Yarns Swiss Army Base|
|Yarn Weight||Fingering / 4 ply|
|Gauge/Tension||27 stitches and 39 rows = 10 cm in Stocking Stitch in the round|
|Needle Size||US 2½ – 3.0 mm|
|Yardage||350 – 380 yards (320 – 347 m)|
|Sizes Available||One size – adaptable to fit any foot|
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As always, when I’m knitting for the knitworthy members of my family or dear friends, I consider how they’re going to wear it, wash it, the colours they love and what styles they wear. In this case, it’s for me and I saw this yarn and fell in love with it.
The socks are a quick knit using any sock yarn, choose a yarn with some nylon say 25% for durability but most socks yarns are suitable. The cable option shows best with a plain or kettle dyed yarn to let the stitches show. But the plain version of the pattern is perfect for that skein of hand dyed sock yarn you’ve had kicking around forever and been afraid to use.
It’s an ideal introduction to cabled socks as there is one simple cable cross for each pattern repeat. The socks are knitted in the round, experienced knitters will have a preference for either dpns, short circular needles or working magic loop. Do whatever works for you.