Free Bees
Free Bees 1 Free Bees 2 Free Bees 3 Free Bees 4
Free Download

You can download a PDF of the pattern from this site, or download it from Ravelry, which will allow you to store the pattern in your library.

Free Bees

Free Bees lazily drift around pollinating each and every flower.

These socks are knit toe up with shortrow toes and heels. The stitch pattern is adapted from Barbara Walker's Second Treasury of Patterns, pg. 273 : Honeybee Pattern with Faggoting.


This sock can be adapted to any size. The socks in the picture are a Womens US 8.5 and the following measurements are:
8”/ 20.3cm from toe to heel
9”/ 22.9cm from heel to cuff
7”/ 17.8cm around ball of foot unstretched


Cascade Yarns Cascade Heritage; 437yds/ 400m; (75% Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon); fingering weight:
1 skein in 5644 Lemon

Needles, Hooks & Notions

Size 0/ 2.0mm 12”/ 30.5mm circular needles
Or preferred small circular method
Size B/2.25mm hook (for provisional cast on)
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Waste yarn


30sts/44rows = 4x4”/10x10 cm Stockinette Stitch