El Verano Socks Pattern Release!

Use code: Summertime to take 25% off this pattern from now through July 12th! El Verano in Spanish means, “the Summer”, and these lacey shortie socks embody the season! Greenery in the garden and ripples in the pool inspired this month’s pattern. A panel of doubled leaves follows the outside of each foot while a 1/1 twisted cable creates a stretchy ribbing across the rest of the instep & the cuff. Merino y Vino has an amazing talent for keeping her sparkle base super sparkly but if glitz isn’t your thing, these socks would still look lovely on her non-sparkle base as well. Keep in mind that since these are shortie socks, you’ll actually be able to make 2 pairs from a single skein so you can make a pair for yourself & one for a friend. This shortie sock pattern includes variations for both toe-up and cuff-down options and features a short-row heel along with a standard wedge toe, but feel free to substitute your favorites as needed. This pattern is written for 6 sizes: Baby – Adult Large.

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Have fun & happy knitting!

Shaina ^_^

PS: This is the July 2021 Pattern for the Indie Sock-a-Long! If you've purchased the Indie Sock-a-Long already you can get your pattern and Ravelry download code in the forums.



Sizes Baby, (Child, Youth, Adult S, Adult M, Adult L)

Finished Foot Length 5, (7.5, 8, 9.5, 10.5, 11.5)” 12.5, (19, 20.5, 24, 26.5, 29) cm

Finished Circumference 5, (6, 7, 8, 9, 10)” 12.5 (15, 18, 20.5, 23, 25.5) cm

Yarn fingering-weight

40, (92, 148, 202) total yds

[37, (84, 136, 185) total m]

Adult M - Sized Sample Used: Merino y Vino Sparkle Base 70/25/5 SW Merino/Nylon/Stellina 462 yds / 100 g

In the Colorway: Sarah’s Teal

Needles US 1 (2.25 mm) Double Points or size and preferred needle type to obtain gauge


Measuring Tape


Stitch Markers

Tapestry Needle

Gauge 32 sts x 48 rnds / 4” (10 cm) in Stockinette, blocked

Stitches Used

1/1 Left Twist

1/1 Right Twist

Bind Off

German Twisted Cast On or Judy's Magic Cast On

German Short Row



Knit Front and Back

Knit Through the Back Loop



Make 1 Left

Make 1 Right


Slip Purlwise



Yarn Over

Notes Pattern includes links to relevant tutorials. Tutorials are also posted to the the YumiYarns Tutorials page.

The needle size listed is the needle size I regularly use, but I am a very loose knitter so you may need to go up 1-2 needle sizes to get a fabric that you like. Most knitters do well with US size 2 (2.75 mm) & if you are a tight or newer knitter you may want to try a US size 3 (3.25 mm). If you know your standard needle size for sock knitting, use that instead of what I have listed (the size that gives you gauge).

Make sure that your beginning of round marker is different from your other markers so you can tell the difference. Locking markers are recommended .

Knitting Community Share your project & connect with other knitters in the Indie Sock-a-Long! We’d love to see your version & cheer you on as you go.


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