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Top 10 Free Crochet and Knit Patterns for Knee Socks

Knee-high socks are for everyone, everywhere, anytime! But they are extra convenient for winter’s cold weather as they will surely warm you up while still making you look cool. This is why fellow crocheters and knitters decided to find 10 super awesome, totally free patterns for winter-ready knee highs, which can also make a great last-minute holiday gift.

There is something for everyone, from teenagers, vintage lovers to chunky, comfy, even sexy models. Browse through the patterns we have chosen and choose your favorite pair of knee-high socks to warm you up this winter.

Chunky Knee-high Socks


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What can you wish for more than a fun and easy pattern for chunky knee socks that are finished in just a few short hours? There are even tips included on how to get a custom fit for your foot and calf.  Heavy worsted to Aran yarn should be used for crocheting these awesome socks that make a perfect last-minute holiday gift.

Free Knee Socks Knit Pattern


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Just a short registration process (that is totally free, by the way) is keeping you away from yet another awesome knit pattern for knee-high socks that are perfect for the cold season that is ahead of us. Patons Stretch Socks yarn is used for these socks. You will need Adobe Reader to view the free pattern.

Comfy Pair of Knee Socks


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Oh we love the fuchsia color on these socks! The free pattern will show you how to knit a pair of extra comfy knee socks you will love to wear. There is a pattern or basic socks included as well. All you need is to sign in and download.

Beautifully Intricate Knee High Socks


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Look at that effect given by the eye-catching popcorn stitch. Aren’t these socks unique? And you can easily crochet them by following the free pattern we are sharing. We really like the pale pink color, but feel free to go for a bolder color. It is best to use heavy-weight sock yarn or a sportweight yarn.

Vintage Hand Knitted Stockings


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We love vintage patterns! Just look at these socks – they are warm, comfortable, but also sexy. This stocking pattern is one from the archive of classy 1930s styles and fortunately requires only 2 needles, which means it is easy to work. For this pattern, choose a delicate, baby weight or “sock” yarn.

Ridley Knee Socks


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These daring and exciting knee socks were inspired by Ridley’s character from the  Beautiful Creatures book series. The author describes them as daring and exciting, with clever ribbing for shape along the foot and arch. Feel free to try this pattern cause these socks look fabulous!

Slytherin Pride Socks


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Any Harry Potter fans among you fellow knitters? If yes, tell us which is your favorite Hogwarts House in the comment section below. This free knit pattern is for amazing knee socks with the Slytherin house heraldic motif (a silver serpent) and a house cheer (‘SSSSlytherin’). Dark green and light gray shades were used for knitting these cool socks.

Men’s Knee-Length Socks


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We are warning you – this is not a pattern for beginners. You need to be skilled to knit these awesome man’s knee socks. We love the pattern, the color, the length of these socks. They make such a great gift for someone special in your life. Check the free pattern and dare to knit these socks – you will be amazed at how great they’ll turn out.

Scallop Crochet Leg Warmers


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Ok, these are not really socks, but they are so cool we had to include them in our list. Leg warmers are such a smart accessory in winter. You ought to own at least one pair. These are so much fun and will make a big hit with the teens and young girls. Feel free to choose your favorite color combinations. You will need a free account to download the pattern.

Little Cable Knee Highs


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These knee highs are so simple and practical, yet timeless and beautiful in the same time. The author of the pattern suggests using Anzula’s Squishy in Seaside color because it is “the perfect blend of fibers for knitting up a superior pair of socks: merino for warmth and ruggedness, nylon for durability and cashmere for totally happy feet.” If you need a unique gift these socks are the perfect choice!

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