Tissue Sock, Now Available

Okay, so it doesn’t look like a sock at all. But the two ends of this little tissue case are worked like the toes of knit socks: the cast on edge is like a sock worked toe-up and the bind off edge is like a sock worked cuff-down. Since it is worked in a worsted weight yarn, this quick project is an easy way to practice two toe techniques without having to maneuver teeny-tiny sock needles. It uses Judy’s Magic Cast On, but you can substitute any “no-stitch” cast on that you’d like to practice (a Figure Eight cast on or Turkish Cast On, for example.) The bonus is you end up with a functional little case to protect purse sized tissue packets in your purse! It uses such a small amount of yarn that you can use little scraps left over from other projects.

Finished Measurements

Length: 4.5”/11.5cm
Width: 3”/8cm


Malabrigo Merino Worsted [100% Merino Wool; 210yds/192m per 100g skein]; less than one skein (Approximately 15g)
1 set of US #7/4.5mm double-point needles


Cable needle; tapestry needle; sewing needle; sewing or embroidery thread in a matching color; button; purse sized tissue packet


19sts/28 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch

Huge thanks going out to my testers, LittleP3, Raltec, jardinrouge and Gloamingsong for being super thorough and super speedy!

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3 Responses to Tissue Sock, Now Available

  1. knitcookie says:

    Thanks for the pattern – I love it. It is really fun to knit, looks great and no seam to finish! I didn’t even sew a button to close it.

  2. Katherine says:

    I love this, thanks so much for sharing the pattern!

  3. Sarah B says:

    This is adorable and just he right size for learning/teaching! Thanks so much!

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