Lynton & Lynmouth Socks – by Rachel Atkinson


Variations on a textured theme, the Lynton and Lynmouth sock pattern gives you the option to try different style socks and techniques; choose from the short Lynton sock which starts from a folded picot cuff and uses a short row heel and toe, or knit the longer legged Lynmouth sock featuring a heel flap and gusset with shaped toe.


John Arbon Textiles Exmoor Sock, 4-ply (60% Exmoor Blueface, 20% Corriedale, 10% Zwartbles, 10% Nylon; 200 m per 100g)

Lynmouth socks shown in: Bibble Bug; 2 skeins for each size

Lynton socks shown in: Yarn A – Blooth; 1 skein for each size, Yarn B – Bell Heather; 2 skeins for each size

Finished Measurements

S (M, L)
To fit: 17.5 (20, 22.5)cm / 7 (7¾, 8¾)” foot circumference
Foot length: As desired to within 1.25cm / ½” of actual foot length

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2.25 mm (UK 13, US 1) knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round


Stitch markers, darning needle to sew in ends


32 sts and 48 rows to 10cm / 4” over stocking stitch worked in the round on 2.25mm needles after blocking. 1 pattern repeat at widest point of 10 sts = 2.5cm / 1” square.

Take time to check your gauge and adjust the needle size accordingly to ensure an accurate finish.