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Quilted Cuff Sock
knit with Bunny Hop
an angora blend yarn

Designed and Knit by Nancy Wild of Warm & Wild Designs
for Crystal Palace Yarns

This is a Special Design for Crystal Palace featuring the angora blend Bunny Hop Yarn. This is a quick and EASY pattern that looks impressive. And this yarn is machine washable.

Crystal Palace Bamboo Size 2 (2.75mm) double point needles or 2 circulars of the same size, depending on your preferred method of knitting socks.
3 Balls of Crystal Palace Bunny Hop (sample knit using #9575 "Circus")
Tapestry needle for closing toe

Abbreviations used:
K2tog- Knit 2 Sts together thru the front loops of both stitches
Sts- Stitches
Tbl- Thru the back loop
K- Knit
P- Purl
PSSO- Pass Slipped stitch over
SL- slip next stitch to right hand needle as if to knit
YO- Yarn over
Yrn Fwd- Yarn forward (bring yarn to front of work)
Yrn Bck- Yarn Back (bring yarn to back of work)

6.5 Sts per inch and 7 rows per inch

Quilted Pattern Stitch: multiple of 10 Sts. [rows 1 & 7 edited 4/5/07]
Round 1: *K2, YO, K2tog, K1* repeat to end of round.
Round 2, 3, 5 & 6: K all Sts.
Round 4: * Pull a loop from back to front through the YO you made in round 1, left of the stitch you are working.. Place this loop onto the left needle then K the loop and the stitch together. K3 then pull up a loop in the same YO as before place onto left needle and complete stitch*. Repeat this sequence around.
Round 7: K2 then follow the directions in round 4 using the spaces created from the loop placement on round 4. The spaces created in round 7 are used in the round 4 repeats between the asterisks ending with a K1.
Repeat rounds 2-7 until desired length of cuff.

Cast on 60 Sts Join and work 12 rounds of K 2, P 2 ribbing.
K 1 round then follow pattern to desired length of cuff.
K5 rounds of Stockinette stitch before starting heel flap.

Heel Flap:
Working on half of the stitches,
Row 1: SL 1, K2,*Yrn Fwd, Sl 1, Yrn Bck, K1*, repeat to last 3 sts then K3.
Row 2&4: SL 1, K2, P to last 3 Sts, K3.
Row 3: SL 1, K3, *Yrn Fwd, SL 1, Yrn Bck, K1*, repeat to last 3 sts, K3.
Repeat these 4 rows to desired length for heel flap, end after an even row.

Heel Turn:
Row 1: SL1, K 15, K2tog, K1 Turn.
Row 2: SL 1, P3, P2tog, P1 Turn.
Row 3: SL 1, K4 K2tog, K1 turn.
Row 4: SL 1, P 5, P2tog, P1 turn.
Repeat rows 3&4 adding 1 more stitch to the center count until you have worked all stitches.

Knit across 8 sts on Ndl #3, then K across the 8 sts onto Ndl #1, Pick up and K 13 sts (or the number of slipped sts plus1). K across the 30 Sts that have been on hold for the instep. Pick up and K 13(or the number of slipped Sts Plus1) then K the remaining Sts on Ndl #3.
Decrease round: K to within the last two Sts on Ndl #1 then K2tog, SL1, K1, PSSO, K across instep Sts to within the last 2 Sts then K2tog, SL1, K1, PSSO, K to end of needle 3.
Alternate a Knit round and a decrease round four more times and then decrease every round until you have a total of 16 stitches left. Place all of the stitches for the top of the toe on one needle and the others on another needle making sure that your yarn is at an end.
Cut yarn leaving a tail long enough to Kitchener stitch the toe closed. Weave in all ends and Start your second sock.

When finished Dance a Jig in your new socks with Happy feet!


Special Thanks to Nancy Wild for designing these Bunny Hop socks.
We will be featuring other designs by Nancy. 
Visit Nancy's blog at to see more of
her design work and learn about her yarn shop in Adrian, Michigan.

Pattern Copyright 2007 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this  pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting shops carrying CP Yarns Bunny Hop are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

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Last revision of this page April 06, 2007

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