These socks feature an intricate tracery of twisted stitches around the leg and top of the foot.
Foot circumference: 7 ½” / 19 cm without stretching
Stretches easily to 9 ½” / 24 cm
Foot length: 9 ¼” / 23.5 cm
Leg length: 8” / 20.5 cm to top of heel
Yarn: 2 skeins A Verb for Keeping Warm
Creating (385 yds / 352 m per 3 ½ oz / 100g skein; 100% Superwash Merino)
in Thai Iced Tea
Needles & Notions:
Size 1 ½ US / 2.5mm circular needle, 32” / 80 cm long or set of five double-pointed needles
Two stitch markers, tapestry needle
Gauge: 31 sts and 44 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch, without stretching
50 sts and 44 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Leg Chart pattern, without stretching
Construction Notes: These socks are worked from the cuff down on either a long circular needle or double pointed needles. A cuff of twisted ribbing flows into vertical panels of twisted ribbed cables. The cable patterns are presented as charts only. The heel has a ribbed flap and standard gusset shaping. The charted pattern continues down the top of the foot while the sole is worked in Stockinette st. The toe shaping is integrated into the cable pattern.