Quick & Easy Crochet Socks Pattern

Are you ready to take your crochet skills to the next level and create cozy, handmade socks? Look no further! I’m excited to share my free and easy Crochet Socks Pattern with you.

Crafted with care, this beginner crochet socks pattern is designed to guide you through the process of creating your first pair of crochet socks. With its simplicity and clear instructions, it’s the best crochet sock pattern for crocheters of all skill levels.

Whether you’re crocheting these easy crochet slipper socks for personal use or for great gifts, this easy pattern has got you covered. It’s written for women’s size small, medium, and large, ensuring the perfect fit for everyone.

Imagine slipping your feet into the warmth and comfort of your handmade socks, knowing that you’ve created something special with your own two hands.

So, grab your crochet hooks and let’s dive into this easy and free Crochet Socks Pattern together. Get ready to keep your feet warm, stylish, and happy every step of the way!

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CROCHET PATTERN INFORMATION

Skill Level

Beginner. This simple slipper socks pattern uses basic crochet stitches in basic form and simple repeats in rounds.

Crochet Project Materials

Crochet Gauge

Gauge is important for this free pattern. Your socks will have some stretch to them. 

8 stitches = 2 inches

11 rows = 4 inches

Crochet Socks Size Chart

Sock SizeFits Shoe Size
Small6.5 – 8
Medium8 – 9.5
Large9.5 – 11
Crochet Socks Size Chart
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  • This free crochet pattern starts with a magic circle (also known as a magic ring or adjustable ring). If you are a beginner crocheter, check out my magic circle tutorial
  • Leave a long tail for weaving in when you make your magic circle.
  • The beginning of each round starts with a chain. This chain does not count as your first stitch. 
  • At the end of each round, you’ll join your yarn with a slip stitch (sl st) to the first stitch made in that round. 
  • These easy socks are worked from the tow to the heel. 
  • Repeat instructions between asterisks (*) for the remainder of the round.
  • The toe and cuff sections are worked in the round.
  • The heel section is worked back and forth in rows.
  • You can make your own socks in solid colors or use different colors like I did. 

US Terms

  • dc = double crochet stitches
  • hdc = half double crochet 
  • dc2tog = double crochet decrease
  • sc = single crochet stitches
  • st = stitch
  • sts = stitches
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • ch = chain
  • chs = chains
  • rnd = round
  • rnds = rounds
  • rem = remaining
  • blo = back loop only

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More Free Crochet Patterns

If you like this crochet grocery bag pattern, you may also like my Fingerless Gloves, 90 Minute Mittens, and my Infinity Scarf free crochet accessories patterns.

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EASY CROCHET SOCKS PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

Toe

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 9 dc, join (9 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in each st, join (18 stitches)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next st*, join (27 stitches)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 8 sts*, join (30 stitches)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (30 stitches)

Rnds 6-14: Repeat round 5 (30 stitches)

Heel

Join new yarn color. 

Row 1: Ch 2, dc 18, turn (18 stitches)

Rows 2-7: Repeat row 1 (18 stitches)

Row 8: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next st*, turn (12 stitches)

Row 9: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next st*, turn (8 stitches)

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Cuff

Join new yarn color. 

Rnd 1: Ch 2, dc in the side of each of the 9 rows of the left side of the heel, dc in each of the 12 stitches from the toe section, dc in the side of each of the 9 rows of the right side of the heel, dc in each of the 8 sts from row 9 of the heel, join (9+12+9+8= 38 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (38 stitches)

Rnds 3-6: Repeat round 2 (38 stitches)

Join new yarn color. 

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each st, join (38 stitches)

Fasten off and then weave in your ends.

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Toe

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 9 dc, join (9 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in each st, join (18 stitches)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next st*, join (27 stitches)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 8 sts*, join (30 stitches)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (30 stitches)

Rnds 6-15: Repeat round 5 (30 stitches)

Heel

Join new yarn color. 

Row 1: Ch 2, dc 18, turn (18 stitches)

Rows 2-7: Repeat row 1 (18 stitches)

Row 8: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next st*, turn (12 stitches)

Row 9: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next st*, turn (8 stitches)

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Cuff

Join new yarn color. 

Rnd 1: Ch 2, dc in the side of each of the 9 rows of the left side of the heel, dc in each of the 12 stitches from the toe section, dc in the side of each of the 9 rows of the right side of the heel, dc in each of the 8 sts from row 9 of the heel, join (9+12+9+8= 38 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (38 stitches)

Rnds 3-6: Repeat round 2 (38 stitches)

Join new yarn color. 

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each st, join (38 stitches)

Fasten off and then weave in your ends.

easy crochet socks

Toe

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 9 dc, join (9 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in each st, join (18 stitches)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next st*, join (27 stitches)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 8 sts*, join (30 stitches)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (30 stitches)

Rnds 6-16: Repeat round 5 (30 stitches)

Heel

Join new yarn color. 

Row 1: Ch 2, dc 18, turn (18 stitches)

Rows 2-7: Repeat row 1 (18 stitches)

Row 8: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next st*, turn (12 stitches)

Row 9: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next st*, turn (8 stitches)

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Cuff

Join new yarn color. 

Rnd 1: Ch 2, dc in the side of each of the 9 rows of the left side of the heel, dc in each of the 12 stitches from the toe section, dc in the side of each of the 9 rows of the right side of the heel, dc in each of the 8 sts from row 9 of the heel, join (9+12+9+8= 38 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (38 stitches)

Rnds 3-6: Repeat round 2 (38 stitches)

Join new yarn color. 

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each st, join (38 stitches)

Fasten off and then weave in your ends.

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easy crochet socks

How to Care for Crochet Socks

To care for your crochet socks and keep them in great condition, it’s important to follow proper care instructions. Start by checking the yarn label for any specific guidelines.

Some yarns may be washing machine friendly, while others require handwashing. For handwashing, use lukewarm water and a gentle detergent or wool wash.

Avoid wringing or twisting the socks, as this can distort their shape. Instead, gently squeeze out excess water and lay them flat on a clean towel to air dry.

If machine washing is recommended, place the pair of slipper socks in a mesh laundry bag or pillowcase to protect them.

Use a gentle cycle with cold water and wash them separately or with similar colors. After washing, air dry the socks by laying them flat to maintain their shape. Avoid hanging them, as this can cause stretching. 

When not in use, store your perfect pair of socks in a clean and dry place, away from direct sunlight. Folding them neatly and placing them in a drawer or storage container is a great way to preserve their shape and prevent them from snagging or getting tangled.

For spot cleaning, use a mild soap or detergent and a soft cloth to gently blot the affected area. With proper care, your simple socks will stay soft, cozy, and ready to keep your feet warm for a long time.

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