Tabbies

Tabi are Japanese traditional socks with big toe separation to wear traditional thonged footwear.
Enjoy making your modern tabi with Tabbies!

You have Longer version (striped sample), No-show version (yellow sample) and Kutsushita version with no big toe separation.

SIZES: 1 (2, 3, 4)[5, 6, 7]
to fit foot length 22.5 (23.5, 24.5, 25.5)[26.5, 27.5, 28.5] cm / 8⅞ (9¼, 9⅝, 10)[10½, 10⅞, 11¼]”
in shoe size, approx. EU 35 (37, 39, 41)[43, 44-45, 46] / US female 5.5 (7, 8.5, 9 or male 8.5)[9.5, 10.5, 11.5]
finished sock circumference: 18.8 (19.4, 20, 21.3)[21.8, 22.5, 23] cm / 7⅜ (7⅝, 7⅞, 8⅜)[8⅝, 8⅞, 9⅛]”
finished length: 21 (22, 23, 24)[25, 26, 27] cm / 8⅜ (8¾, 9, 9⅜)[9⅞, 10¼, 10⅝]”
Socks are to be worn with 10-15% negative ease.

YARN
Malabrigo SOCK (100% superwash merino, 402 m / 440 yds = 100 g) or (light) fingering weight sock yarn
Longer version – combination shown on right foot
– MC (Terra Cotta): 120 (135, 140, 155)[170, 180, 195] / 131 (148, 153, 170)[186, 197, 213] yds
– CC (Tiziano Red): 50 (55, 60, 65)[70, 75, 80] m / 55 (60, 66, 71)[77, 82, 87] yds
– Total yardage (single color): 170 (190, 200, 220)[240, 255, 275] m / 186 (208, 219, 241)[262, 279, 301] yds
No-show version (Ochre): 140 (155, 160, 180)[205, 210, 230] m / 153 (170, 175, 197)[219, 230, 251] yds

GAUGE
10 cm / 4” in Stockinette stitch, blocked
Sizes 1, 3, 4 & 6: 32 sts and 46 rows/rnds with 2.5 mm / US 1½ needles
Sizes 2, 5 & 7: 33 sts and 48 rows/rnds with 2.25 mm / US 1 needles

CONSTRUCTION: The socks are worked cuff down in the round, with short row heel.

DIFFICULTY: intermediate
skill required: knitting in the round, short rows

TERMS OF USE: For personal and non-commercial use only.
The purchase of the pattern is considered acceptance of the terms.

The PDF pattern is available at 3.90 euros.


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Published in May 2020.