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Fairmount Fibers, Ltd.
U.S. Distributor of Manos del Uruguay Yarns
Purple Rain Socks (F198)

Purple Rain Socks (F198)

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These socks are knitted toe-up with included instructions for the shadow wrap short row heel and the pretty Purple Raindrop stitch pattern.

Techniques include a circular cast-on, increases to shape the toe, and short rows using a shadow-wrap technique (SW-KRL and SW-PLL) to avoid holes. The pretty Raindops stitch pattern is worked on the instep (top of the foot) with the sole stitch worked in stocking stitch.

Check out our Alegria Superpool Kits - these would be a fun yarn selection for knitting up this free pattern!


  • Designer
    Tina Jane
  • Finished Size
    One size, to fit average woman’s foot, 7” foot & leg circumference, adjustable length
  • Yarn
    Shown in Alegria, 1 sk of A2620 Thistle
  • Notions
    2 Stitch Markers
    Tapestry Needle
  • Gauge
    34 sts and 42 rnds in pattern = 10cm/4” after blocking
  • Needle Size
    2.5mm set of 4 or 5 DPNs or preferred sock knitting needle (e.g. short circular, or longer circular for magic loop method)