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Easy Newborn Socks

Thank you to Kim Burie for the photo.

Materials:

Baby yarn
E hook

Make 2

These are cute and small enough for a newborn. Crochet the ruffle for a girl and leave it off for a boy. They crochet up fast and stay on very well.

Ch 2

Rnd 1: 12 hdc in 2nd ch from hook, join with sl st in top of ch 2(12 hdc).

Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in same st. 2 hdc in each st around, join as before (24)

Rnds 3 - 10: Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join.

Rnd 11: For Heel, ch 1, sc in first st, hdc in each of next 2 st, dc in each of next 2 st, 2 trc in next st, dc in each of next 2 st, hdc in each of next 2 sts, sc in last 14 sts, join with sl st in first sc.(25 sts)

Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc in first st, hdc in each of next 2 sts, dc in each of the next 2 sts, trc next 2 sts together, dc in each of next 2 sts, hdc in each of next 2 sts, sc in last 14 sts, join as before.(24)

Rnd 13: Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join with sl st in top of ch 2.

Rnd 14: For cuff, working this rnd in back loops, ch 2, hdc in each st around, join as before.

Rnds 15 - 17: Ch 2, hdc front post(fp) around next st. *back post(bp) around next st, fp around next st; repeat from * around and join. At end of last rnd. Fasten off.

Ruffle: With top of sock facing you, working in front loops of rnd 13, join white with sc in any st, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next st, *sc in next st, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next st; repeat from *around, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.