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OREGANO SOCKS :: .pdf knitting pattern

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The Oregano Socks are knitted from the cuff downwards, featuring an elliptical cable set within ribbing. A slip-stitch heel flap is edged in garter stitch, and is completed with a short-row heel turn and gusset. The pattern offers directions for two yarn weights. Option A is for a heavier, sport-weight yarn; Option B uses a standard 4-ply/fingering-weight yarn.

  • Instructions for 2 different yarn weights
  • Knitted cuff downwards
  • Ribbed cable pattern
  • Textured slip-stitch heel
  • Heel flap & gusset construction
  • Charted and written instructions
This pattern is written for 3 sizes, and includes both written and charted cable directions

This pattern is multi-sized: Option A size 1, 2, 3 (Option B1, 2, 3)
To fit shoe sizes EUR36-43 / UK3-8 / US5-12”

Option A (Sport-weight yarn):
260, 310, 400 m/285, 340, 440yd sport-weight wool
Black Isle Yarns Killen Sock Clipping Year 2019 (80% Scottish Bluefaced Leicester, 20% Mohair wool; 270m/295yd per 100g hank)
1, 2, 2 hanks in shade Spring Green

Killen Sock is spun in small batches using wool from farms in the Scottish Highlands, then hand-dyed using natural dyes. As such, the yarn weight and colours may vary between batches, and you should check the weight of batch you are using before selecting which option of this pattern is best suited.

Option B (4-ply/fingering weight yarn):
310, 360, 480 m/339, 394, 525 yd 4-ply/fingering-weight wool
Schachenmayr Regia 4-Ply Tweed (70% wool, 25% polyamide, 5% viscose; 200m/219yd per 50g ball).
2, 2, 3 balls in shade Natur Tweed 0002

Use the relevant needle sizes to achieve this gauge.
Option A (Sport-weight yarn):
1 rep of 14-st cable pattern worked in the round = 3.5cm/ 1½” wide, 2.5cm/1” long, measured unstretched

21 stitches and 29 rows = 10cm/4” in stocking stitch in the round
Tension was achieved using size 3mm/US2.5 needles

Option B (4-ply/fingering weight yarn):
1 rep of 14-st cable pattern worked in the round = 3cm/ 1¼” wide, 2cm/¾” long, measured unstretched

34 stitches and 48 rows = 10cm/4” in stocking stitch in the round
Tension was achieved using size 2.5mm/US1.5 needles

Upon purchase, you will receive a link to a downloadable .pdf file containing all pattern instructions to knit this design
You will get the following files:
  • PDF (5MB)
  • PDF (5MB)

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