Your question: How do you knit socks by shoe size?

How do you know what size socks to knit?

For the best fit, a sock for an adult should measure about 10 percent—practically speaking, that corresponds to about 1” (2.5 cm)—smaller than the actual leg or foot circumference, and about 1/2” (1.3 cm) shorter than the actual foot length.

What is foot length?

[′fu̇t ¦leŋkth] (anthropology) A measure of the distance from the heel to the longest toe of the left foot, when the subject stands with the weight evenly distributed on both feet.

What age is sock size 9 12?

You have probably discovered not all socks use the same sizing system. Some go by Age, Shoe size or Sock size.

Sock Size conversion Chart.

Age of Child Shoe Size Sock Size
1.5-4 years 6-11 6-7.5
3-7 years 9-1 7-8.5
5-10 years 12-6 (youth) 8-9.5

Do bombas socks run small?

Bombas will shrink ever so slightly the first time you wash them and then fit perfectly, forever after that. We do know that fit always comes down to personal preference which is why we have a 100% Happiness Guarantee.

How long is a size 7 sock?

Zero ease means simply that the circumference of the sock and foot are the same.


Shoe size (US) Foot length (inch) Estimated foot circumference (inch)
5 823 812
6 9 823
7 913 9
8 923 9
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What length is a crew sock?

Crew. One of the most classic styles of socks, crew length is anywhere between the ankle to mid-calf. A cut that can be featured in casual socks, dress socks, and athletic socks, crew socks work all year round and are very versatile in terms of use.