Sock Knitting Chart On How Many Stitches To Cast On For Differnt Sizes

Any of the cast-on methods described on pages 22-25 will work well for a top-down sock. Just make sure you cast on loosely enough, or your sock will be inflexible at the top edge and might not fit over your foot!

Locate your cast-on number on the chart below by finding your gauge along the left edge and the size needed along the top edge.

1 Top-Down Socks: Sizes and Cast-On Numbers 1

Gauge/Size

Child M

Child L/ W Sm

W Med

W Lrg/ M Sm

M Med

M Lrg

Circumference (in.)

6.5

7.5

8

8.5

9

9.5

5 (US 5-8 needles)

32

36

40

44

48

52

6 (US 4-6 needles)

40

44

48

52

56

60

7 (US 3-5 needles)

52

56

60

64

68

8 (US 1-3 needles)

52

56

60

64

68

72

9 (US 0-2 needles)

60

68

72

76

80

84

After you cast on, join for working in the round and place a marker in the work to indicate the beginning of the round.

After you cast on, join for working in the round and place a marker in the work to indicate the beginning of the round.

Stitches cast on and joined on Stitches cast on and joined on Stitches cast on and joined on double-pointed needles. two circular needles. one circular needle.

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