Full Fathom Five

detail of a colourwork sock

These are my favourite socks and will delight anyone lucky enough to wear them. Inspired by Ariel’s Song from The Tempest, these socks have a beautiful wave pattern from the leg to the toe, lurking beneath on the sole is a wonderful giant octopus.


2 colours of your preferred sock yarn. For most sock yarns 1 50g ball of your contrast colour ( and between 1 and 2 50g balls of your main colour. Total yardage is 400 – 460 (370 – 420 meters)


  • Top down knitted in the round using DPNS or sock wonder needles
  • grafting (kitchener) stitch
  • fair isle (charts)

You can purchase Full Fathom Five for $3.25 USD on Ravelry or Payhip