You asked: Can you knit socks in the round?

What size circular needles do you need to knit socks?

The most common size needles for a 4 ply traditional sock are 2.25mm and 2.5mm. Depending on a person’s tension and desired fabric either can be used for a wonderful effect. I am a bit of a tight knitter and tend to choose 2.5mm needles unless I want a quite tight and sturdy sock, then I will use a 2.25mm.

Can you knit socks on 9 inch circular needles?

One of the downsides of knitting on 9″ circular needles is that you cannot try on your sock as you go, whereas you would be able to slip your foot in if you were doing the magic loop. You could put your stitches onto a piece of scrap yarn if you wanted to try on the sock!

Can you knit baby socks on circular needles?

A quick and easy baby sock pattern designed specifically for magic loop on one long circular needle. These cute and useful baby socks knit up quickly in worsted weight yarn, and make a wonderful gift.

Is Magic loop the same as circular needles?

The Magic Loop method allows you to easily use circular needles for projects with a smaller circumference, irrespective of how long the cord is. This circular knitting method is not to be confused with the Magic Ring (Magic Loop) method used in crochet.

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Can you knit socks without double pointed needles?

You don’t have to learn how to manage double pointed needles to make a lovely pair of socks. Use regular straight needles to make a pair of socks instead. Knitting socks on straight needles requires some seaming and basic knowledge of knitting techniques.

What are magic loop knitting needles?

Magic Loop is a technique for working in the round that avoids the use of double pointed needles. Using longer-than-usual circular needles, you can knit projects even with very small circumferences, like wee little socks, crowns of hats, cuffs of sleeves… the list goes on!

Are socks difficult to knit?

It’s not that difficult!

Beginners to sock knitting often fear the heel, but they are not very difficult and don’t take long to knit.