Afternoon Sorbet

It’s a warm and languid summer afternoon. The sun is high in the sky as you unwind at the water’s edge. It’s been a well-earned holiday and you are settling into relax-mode with your favorite beverage and the company of good people. You pick up your needles, armed with an indulgent sock pattern and ease into the rhythmic flow of stitches as your worries lighten and slip away with the passing of each completed row.

This pattern was designed to be simple and soothing in nature, with a shorter leg and minimal stockinette heel perfect for accompanying your favorite pair of open-backed summer shoes.

Sizes Available

Adult: Small (Medium, Large) to fit foot circumference of 7 (8, 9)” /18 (20, 23) cm


US 1 (2.25 mm), minimum of 32” (80 cm) circular needle for magic loop method


US 1 (2.25 mm), 8 sts = 1”, in stockinette stitch in the round, unblocked


SweetGeorgia Tough Love Sock, 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon, 425 yds (388m/115g)

Color Used: Melon x 1


Stitch marker(s) - 2 

Tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

Socks are knit top-down from cuff to toe in the round.

Pattern is written for magic loop method of knitting in the round, but is easily adaptable if another method is preferred.

Purchase Information

Downloadable PDF copies of this pattern are available for purchase on and

Pattern published June 2020.