Modern Heirloom Cable Socks PDF Knitting Pattern


Ankle socks are the best things to wear with sneakers and they will keep your toes warm and cozy all year round. Modern Heirloom Cable Socks idea was born when I came out to knit for Worldwide Knit in Public Day and I felt that special connection between our modern world and an old craft. This knitting pattern is in PDF format with Instant Download. It includes row-by-row instructions, abbreviations, special stitches, knitting charts, and photos.


  • English 
  • PDF, 17 pages, 11.5 MB (mobile devices friendly)

SKILLS: Knit, purl, cable knitting, k2tog & ssk decreases, kfb increase, knitting in the round using Magic Loop method or DPNs, German short rows, grafting / Kitchener stitch.

GAUGE:  27 sts X 40 rnds = 4” X 4” (10 cm X 10 cm) in stocking stitch after blocking.


  •  Red Heart Yarn - Chic Sheep yarn by Marly Bird; Qty: 1 or 1 1⁄4 skein(s) depending on the size.

NEEDLES: Set of 5 DPNs — 3.25 mm (US 3) or size required to obtain the gauge. You can also use circular needles, at least 32” (80 cm) long.


  •  Cable needle in a suitable size
  • Stitch marker (1) — optional
  • Tapestry needle
  • Blocking board and towel
  • Narrow — S (M, L, XL)
  • Standard — S (M, L, XL)
  • Wide — S (M, L, XL)

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Pattern Published: Sep 09, 2019


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