Here are the smocked socks from my last journal entry.I am going to just barely scratch the surface on how to smock sock in this journal entry, since I took so many pictures, however, I will post a link to a much more detailed tutorial that I created that I hope you will find very beneficial.
Supplies needed: floche or embroidery floss
ribbed socks & #9 embroidery needles
Using a water or air-soluble marker, mark 2 rows in the center of the ribbed cuff on the sock.
Using the ribbing as the pleats, begin with an up cable on row 1.
Working Baby Waves, carry the needle to the next pleat mid-way
between row 1 and 2 and work a down cable.
Carry the needle back up to row 1 and work an up cable
Continue working the baby wave across row 1, then work
a 2nd row across row 2
Once completed it should look like this!
These smocked socks look so cute with a pair of
Add some lace to the edge of some smocked socks for girls!
Add a pretty bullion rose and these smocked socks
are just as sweet as they can be!
Make a pair of smocked socks to match a smocked bonnet!
I hope I have inspired you to smock some socks! For my full tutorial on how to make smocked socks and how to add a lace edging, please visit Southern Stitches Tutorials Page!